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What’s the big deal with gluten? - William D. Chey

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Gluten, Nutrition, Wheat allergy, Celiac disease, Anaphylaxis, Non-celiac gluten sensitivity, William Chey, TED, TED-Ed, TEDx, TED Education, Inflammation, Wheat, Rye, Barley, Bacteria, Digestion, Placebo, Nocebo, Wheat intolerance, Stretch Films Inc.
Category: Education
Description: View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-s-the-big-deal-with-gluten-william-d-cheyIf you've been to a restaurant in the last few years, you’ve likely seen the words gluten-free written somewhere on the menu. But what exactly is gluten, and why can’t some people process it? And why does it only seem to be a problem recently? William D. Chey unravels the facts behind celiac disease, wheat allergies and non-celiac gluten sensitivity.Lesson by William D. Chey, animation by Stretch Films, Inc.
Duration: 5 minutes and 1 second
Rating: 9/10 - Excellent
Definition: HD
Published: June 02, 2015
Uploader: TED-Ed

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