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Submission + - Researchers Pinpoint Cause of Gluten Allergies->

An anonymous reader writes: When patients with celiac disease consume foods containing gluten — a protein present in wheat, barley and rye — their immune systems send out an alarm, triggering a response that can damage their intestines and prevent them from absorbing certain nutrients.

Now, scientists have pinpointed the culprits most responsible for this harmful reaction: three small fragments within the gluten protein that spark chaos in the gut.

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Researchers Pinpoint Cause of Gluten Allergies

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