Posts tagged “celiac disease”

Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance and Genetics

July 2nd, 2014
Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance and Genetics

Celiac disease is caused by an abnormal, autoimmune reaction to the protein gluten- a pasty, gluey substance that gives wheat-containing products their texture. “Gluey” is indeed an apt definition because the word is derived from the Latin word “glue”.  Any of us who are not gluten intolerant or Celiac (or gluten sensitive) will know just […]

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