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Big Wheat Wants You to Think a Gluten-Free Diet is Dangerous—Don’t Buy It

The wheat industry gave some money to some food scientists and a behavioral economist from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to try to figure out “why gluten-free foods have become so popular among those who aren’t medically required to avoid gluten.” . It’s also no secret that most gluten-free snacks are nutritionally inferior to comparable non-gluten-free…

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January 18, 2021
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‘Gluten-Free’ Probiotics Often Contain Gluten

Many probiotic supplements contain small amounts of gluten, but whether such traces are harmful for people who can’t eat gluten is still unknown, a new study finds. The researchers tested 22 popular probiotic supplements, most of which were labeled as “gluten free.” More than half of these products (55 percent) had detectable levels of gluten,…

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May 26, 2015

Is There a Link Between IBS, Fibromyalgia, and Celiac Disease?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a “common gastrointestinal functional disease, characterized by chronic abdominal pain or discomfort, along with diarrhea, constipation (or a pattern of alternation between the two), defecation urgency, tenesmus bloating, and abdominal distension.” Patients with IBS are affected by numerous comorbidities, notably fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). This condition, which is characterized by chronic…

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June 16, 2014