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Volunteers preparing a gluten-free food shipment in a wintry Kyiv. Photo: Ukrainian Coeliac Society

Urgent appeal to alleviate severe gluten-free food shortage in Ukraine

🚨 Urgent Appeal 🚨 The shortage of gluten-free products in Ukraine persists. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ With most gluten-free food producers lost, coeliacs depend on shipments funded by the AOECS Emergency Fund. Your support can make a difference! 🀝 Please consider donating to aid coeliac Ukrainians in need. πŸ™πŸ’™ Donate now: #SupportUkraine #together4coeliacs #AOECSEmergencyFund

No added nutritional value in following a gluten-free diet unless you have to

AOECS Scientific Research eBook reveals: No nutritional advantage to following a gluten-free diet unless you have to

There is a belief that gluten-free products are healthier than gluten-containing thereby leading people to eat a gluten-free diet despite not having to. However, research presented in the new AOECS Scientific Research eBook shows that gluten-free food gives no added nutritional value and in some cases even is less healthy than equivalent gluten-containing products.

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Uniting and empowering coeliac societies in Europe and beyond

AOECS is an international non-profit organisation representing national coeliac societies from 34 different countries to strengthen and make our voice heard to raise awareness of coeliac disease, promote research into the diagnosis and management of this illness and to facilitate easy access to safe gluten free food.

Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS)

4, Rue de la Presse
B-1000 Brussels