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How can I determine the amount of gluten from the weight of the wheat in food?
For 100 units of whole grain wheat, about 70 units of white flour results from the milling process. The rest is separately sold as wheat bran or wheat germ. Those 70 units of flour are about 10%- 15% protein, thus about 7 to 10 units of protein for
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Can products which contain gluten but only touch the skin affect celiacs?*
Very few celiacs
are likely to have any reaction to topical gluten contact.... [READ MORE]
Should my child have general anesthesia or conscious sedation prior to the biopsy?**
Karoly Horvath, M.... [READ MORE]
One case I know of had elevated gliadins (both types) but normal EMA and ARA, plus an inconclusive biopsy. Do you see this often?**
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What is gluten? What is gliadin?
Traditionally, gluten is defined as a cohesive,
elastic protein that is left behind after starch is washed away
from a wheat flour dough.... [READ MORE]
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