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Friday, 27 July 2012

Some quinoa varieties may be unsuitable for strict gluten-free diets, study suggests

It is well known that the incidence of coeliac disease is much increased among people with Down syndrome.  Dietician and health educator Joan Medlen, from Phronesis Publishing and JEM Communications has posted a link on her Facebook page to a new study that ' ...has questioned advice to include quinoa in gluten-free diets for those with celiac disease, finding that some varieties may trigger symptoms.'

Read the article here on Food Navigator - USA, along with the citation for the research report.

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