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What is Gluten?

Gluten is a protein substance that is present in certain cereals, such as wheat, oats, barley, rye, emmer, kamut, spelt and triticale.    

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Top 10 Questions About Gluten Free

10 Questions and 10 Answers from Dr. Schar!    1. Am I at risk of nutritional deficiencies with I switch to gluten free?   2. What happens if you eat gluten free when you don't have coeliac disease?    3. Can I make some "gluten-exceptions" as a Celiac?   4. When will I start feeling better after my Coeliac disease diagnosis?   5. Do I need my own kitchen utensils as a Celiac?   6. If I have Celiac disease, is it possible that my children will have it too?   7. Can I drink beer as a Celiac?   8. What about eating chips as a Celiac?   9. How about eating ketchup as a Celiac?   10. Can I eat oats as a Celiac?

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