Celiac is an autoimmune disease for which we know the trigger. The culprit? Gluten. (Photo: Pixabay)
Season 7, Episode 14
This week on Freakonomics Radio:
Celiac disease is thought to affect roughly one percent of the population. The good news: it can be treated by quitting gluten. The bad news: many celiac patients haven’t been diagnosed. The weird news: millions of people without celiac disease have quit gluten – which may be a big mistake.
And Steve Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner take on the honor system.