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12 Myths About Gluten

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Popular Misconceptions

By this point, almost everyone has heard of gluten. This protein, found in wheat, barley, and rye, takes the blame for everything— from stomach troubles, to autism and schizophrenia. Though people with celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder, must avoid gluten, many others have misconceptions about the condition.


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