Sarah Croessmann of Baltimore is one of the 1.6 million people who adhere to a gluten-free diet without being diagnosed with celiac disease, a figure reported in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Croessmann says her gastrointestinal symptoms went away after starting a gluten-free diet, but she says the lifestyle -- promoted by celebrities and often perceived as more healthful than a diet containing wheat -- is expensive and can be higher in calories.

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