Nutrition Myths

Gluten

Do oats contains gluten?

Does oatmeal have gluten?

Oats are gluten-free, unless they were contaminated. However, a small amount of people with celiac disease have an adverse reaction to oats, but the cause is another protein, called avenin.

Gluten free grains

Gluten-free grains

There are several gluten-free grains that have a similar nutritional profile as the gluten-containing grains, serving as good substitutes.

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...

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