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What is celiac disease

What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disease that affects the small intestine and prevents the absorption of nutrients. It is caused by eating food with gluten, a protein found in rye, wheat and barley. If a person with celiac disease eats food with...

Can we trust dietary guidelines?

Can we trust dietary guidelines?

This article discusses the factors that currently influence our food choices, what shapes the official dietary guidelines and why there is a growing trend to look for alternative answers.

Avocado seed: is it healthy or harmful?

Avocado seed: is it healthy or harmful?

Avocado seed has not been declared safe to consume, due to limited studies investigating the toxicity and safety of its constituents. See what is the evidence of the potential health benefits of eating dry or fresh avocado seed.

What is fat?

What is fat?

This article discusses the different definitions of fat, making it clearer for you next time you read about fat, oil, lipids, triglycerides or adipose tissue.

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