There is nothing inherent in a gluten-free diet that makes it more (or less) likely to be high in fat. Nonetheless, many gluten-free diets are high in fat. For overall health and well-being, persons with celiac disease should pay attention to the fat content of their diet, especially as it concerns saturated and trans fats. Any diet that contains full-fat diary products, processed snack foods, and fatty meat products may be high in unhealthful fat. You'll find out more about fat and the gluten-free diet later in this chapter.
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