gluten

Unless you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, doctors say you shouldn't be 100 percent gluten free since we need the grains found in wheat products. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Healthy Eating

Going ‘Gluten-Free’ Isn’t for Everyone More and more often, we see “gluten-free” food options on store shelves and restaurant menus. But what does “gluten-free” mean, and why have such products become so popular? Gluten is a type of protein which is stored,
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A new study shows that limiting whole grains as part of a reduced-gluten diet could actually increase heart attack risk in people without celiac disease. (Photo: Getty Images)

Good Gluten

Gluten Poses No Heart Risk in Non-Celiacs A study of more than 100,000 men and women revealed that dietary gluten is not associated with heart disease risk in people without celiac disease. The findings also suggest that limiting whole grains as part of a low-gluten diet may
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People with celiac disease cannot process gluten, which is found in products made with wheat, barley and rye. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Celiac Treatment

Bacteria Could Treat Celiac Disease Researchers have isolated an enzyme from bacteria present in human saliva that has potential as a therapy for celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes severe digestive and other health problems among sufferers when they consume
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