Corn flour or cornstarch is a food thickening agent that is often used in food dishes, such as soups and stews. More than that, the benefits of corn flour can also be obtained by people with gluten intolerance, by using corn flour as an ingredient in food. In the health sector, corn flour is often used as a source of glucose for patients with glycogen storage disease (GSD). In addition, the benefits of corn flour can also be obtained by patients with gluten intolerance (celiac disease). This is because corn flour does not contain gluten, which can cause digestive disorders in people with celiac disease. Benefits of Corn Flour for Patients with Celiac Disease Celiac disease is a disease caused by an immune system disorder in which the body will experience an allergic reaction when consuming gluten. Gluten itself is a type of protein found in grains such as rye, or in wheat flour. Patients with this disease can feel mild to severe symptoms when consuming foods that contain gluten.