Video: Understanding Celiac Disease

Why gluten is so Toxic for celiac sufferers.

| October 17th, 2011

Gluten, a protein in wheat, barley, and rye, triggers the destruction of villi in the small intestine of those with Celiac disease. The destruction of villi, which typically allow nutrients to be absorbed into the bloodstream, can result in malabsorption and malnutrition.  Watch this video to get the full scoop on gluten!

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