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Pill could put bread back on the plates of people with celiac disease

Celiac disease is caused by the body’s reactions to proteins found in wheat, barley and rye. Nearly 30 different drug ...
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CRISPR-edited wheat cuts immune response in ‘gluten-sensitive’ patients by 85%, new study shows

Approximately one person in 100 has celiac disease, which means for them eating gluten is risking diarrhea, vomiting, malnutrition, and ...
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Nutritionist: It will take decades to eliminate misleading non-GMO, natural, gluten-free food labels

Misleading food marketing is aimed at unsuspecting customers who simply want to purchase healthy foods for their family ...
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Nutritionist: You can’t buy GMO wheat—so don’t blame it for celiac disease

Amber Pankonin, a registered dietitian and an adjunct instructor in the science department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, places trust ...
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GMO wheat could put bread and pasta back on the menu for people with celiac disease

A new wheat could help celiac patients return to a gluten-rich diet without fear of health repercussions ...
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Viewpoint: GMO crops could reduce, even eliminate, dangerous allergens in common foods

My brother was in his mid-20s when he developed a food allergy....[H]e discovered that his unpleasant side effects occurred whenever ...
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Wheat with ‘built‑in defense’ against gluten could make bread safe for people with celiac disease

Researchers at Washington State University have created a new, genetically distinct variety of wheat that’s safer for people with celiac ...
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Gluten free diets are all the rage—here’s why that could be a bad thing

Gluten-free diets are all the rage, even though only a tiny fraction of us are susceptible to celiac-linked reactions. But ...
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Could this synthetic enzyme lead to a treatment for celiac disease?

Ingestible enzymes created by synthetic biology could allow people with celiac disease to eat gluten ...
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Food marketing can change buying habits, but consumers may become ‘numb’ to unnecessary labels

A study by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University said labeling has an effect on ...
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Do you really have a food allergy? Only 10 percent of Americans do, study claims

Millions of Americans might be mistaken about their self-professed food allergy, suggests a new survey. It found that while nearly ...
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Low-gluten, high-fiber wheat varieties may begin to hit the market next year

Last winter, Paul Sproule read an article regarding niche wheats being developed by Arcadia Biosciences, a Davis, California, agricultural biotechnology ...
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‘Gluten free,’ ‘organic’ and other health fads driving ‘huge’ changes in food production

U.S. consumers are increasingly scanning labels to check that products do not contain certain ingredients, such as gluten, GMOs, antibiotics, pesticides ...
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Celiac disease: What’s behind the surge in diagnoses?

A few years ago, the book “Wheat Belly” became a hit, as it pointed to new “scientifically engineered” strains of ...
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Wheat and celiac disease: Modern breeding not to blame for gluten—but gene editing could help

New research shows that the immune-reactive agents of modern wheat have been around a long time, and are not necessarily ...
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Talking Biotech: Is modern wheat breeding to blame for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity?

Food scientist Senay Simsek: Gluten sensitivity is not caused by the genetic improvement of wheat varieties ...
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Viewpoint: Self-diagnosed celiac disease is just the latest diet obsession of wealthy white people

There are people who are allergic to gluten. But the recent surge in self-diagnosed Celiac sufferers is little more than ...
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Do you think you have NCGS–gluten sensitivity? Proceed with caution in age of mail order genetic tests

We're in the 23andMe age. People take various genetic tests, but, they're often interpreting vague and out of clinical context ...