They warned the fact that gluten free foods were found to be more expensive could lead to those with coeliac disease
to stop buying them, compromising their health.
is not quite the same as being allergic to gluten.
is a serious autoimmune condition caused by a reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye.
Mason was diagnosed with coeliac disease
when he was four, and his mum claims he has had problems with food at the school since he started aged five.
A Your coeliac disease
causes poor absorption of a variety of nutrients and calcium, which build bones up and keeps them strong, is one of them.
According to Coeliac UK, an independent charity helping people with coeliac disease
, one in 100 people has coeliac disease
in the UK.
Aims: To study the correlation between tissue transglutaminase titre and small intestinal biopsy findings in patients with coeliac disease
The only way to find out whether you've got coeliac disease
or gluten intolerance (sometimes called non-coeliac gluten sensitivity) is to see a doctor.
Low bone mineral density in adult patients with coeliac disease
Mum-of-four Caroline, 38, from Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow, said: "I've been aware of coeliac disease
all my life.
is a serious illness where the body's immune system reacts to gluten found in food, making the body attack itself.
Now, less than two years on, she is not only doing all she can to raise awareness of coeliac disease
, but she is looking forward to the birth of her first child.