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Managing a Wheat Allergy

by PremeraNews Staff in Ask a Nutritionist

Wheat allergies are often confused with a wheat intolerance (typically resulting in mild to moderate GI distress) and celiac disease (an auto-immune disease that can cause serious complications such as malnutrition and intestinal damage). What these conditions have in common is the need to avoid wheat (and for celiac patients, the list of avoidances includes all gluten-containing products, found not only in wheat, but barley, rye and sometimes oats.) [Read Full Article]