gluten

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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Gluten is found in foods made with wheat, oats or barley.

Healthy Eating

The Big Deal About Gluten Simply walking down the aisle of the grocery store, “gluten-free” labels jump out from food items everywhere. What is the big deal about gluten? Do we need it? Why do we hear so much lately about people cutting it out of their diets? In basic terms,
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