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Is gluten used in cosmetics?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Celiac disease is a disease that prevents absorption of nutrients from food due to intolerance to gliadin, a glycoprotein that is present in the gluten of certain cereals: wheat, oats, rye, and barley. Although it[…]

20 facts about celiac disease

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Celiac disease is a long-term digestive and immune disorder that affects the small intestine. Eating gluten-containing foods causes the disease. Gluten is a protein that can be found in wheat, barley, and rye. Here are[…]

Hidden sources of gluten

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Gluten is found in wheat, rye, barley, and any other food made with these grains. It can be especially difficult to avoid wheat because this means that you should avoid all flours and ingredients made[…]

What is gluten?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Gluten is a glycoprotein that acts as a binding, emulsifying and gelling element, which works effectively as a structuring element since it binds water molecules and retains gases during fermentation inside the flour dough. It[…]

What is celiac disease?

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed individuals, where gluten consumption leads to damage of the small intestine. It is estimated that 1 in 100 people worldwide are affected[…]