Megan Tichy, Ph.D. holds a doctorate in Chemistry from Texas A&M University. She, her husband (Shane), and son (Nathan) moved to the Bay area from Texas in 2009. Megan was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2003. As a support group leader in Bryan, TX she began many fruitful efforts in the realm of educating non-scientists about the science behind celiac disease. In 2008 she gave a talk at the annual GlG conference entitled, Making Sense of Science." She is currently seeking a Masters in Teaching.
- By Megan Tichy
- Published 08/26/2009
- Safe Gluten-Free Food List / Unsafe Foods & Ingredients
Questions surrounding the safety of various distilled alcohols and grain-derived products, particularly vinegar, abound. In order to understand why distillation effectively removes all gluten, it is important to have a clear understanding of the distillation process, starting with an understanding of the chemistry of gluten.