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  • Amaranth

    Amaranth is a gluten-free pseudo-grain.
  • Antigen

    An antigen is a protein molecule that can induce an immune response.
  • Atypical celiac disease

    Celiacs that are diagnosed with a silent or atypical celiac disease, do not show the classic symptoms and do not suffer from complaints despite a clear diagnosis.
  • Barley

    Barley is a gluten-containing cereal.
  • Biopsy

    A biopsy refers to the removal of tissue from the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Blood count

    A blood count is used as a powerful diagnostic tool in investigations.
  • Buckwheat

    Buckwheat is a gluten-free cereal substitute.
  • Celiac disease

    Celiac disease is understood as (auto)-immune disease of people with genetic predisposition.
  • Cereals containing gluten

    Gluten is found in rye, wheat, barley, spellt, emmer, einkorn, kamut and triticale.
  • Chronic disease

    With a chronic disease such as celiac disease, the symptoms persist for a long time or for life.
  • Colon Cancer

    Any cancer malignant tumor growth is referred to colon cancer.
  • Comorbidities

    As an autoimmune disorder celiac disease is connected with other diseases where the immune system is directed against the body's own tissue.
  • Constipation

    People who tends to constipation should ensure to intake fluid and support their digestion by exercise and consuming high fiber foods.
  • Contamination

    Contamination is the pollution of actually gluten-free food with gluten.
  • Corn

    Maize is the world's largest gluten-free cereal.
  • Cream of wheat

    Semolina is a term used in milling for gluten-containing pieces of wheat with a size of 0.3 to 1 mm.
  • Deficiency

    Deficiency symptoms are health impairments that arise due to the inadequate absorption of nutrients.
  • Diagnosis

    A diagnosis refers to the finding of a disease due to investigation and present symptoms.
  • Diarrhea

    Diarrhea means an increased wateriness, frequency or quantity of the defecation.
  • Diet (Therapy)

    The treatment of chronic celiac disease is not a medical treatment, but a lifelong strictly gluten-free diet.
  • Einkorn

    Einkorn contains gluten and is a close relative of durum wheat.
  • Emmer

    Emmer is a single grain cereal containing gluten from the family of wheat.
  • Enamel

    Young celiacs that have not yet been diagnosed often suffer from an underdevelopment of tooth enamel.
  • Endoscopy

    Endoscopy is a real time examination on the state of body cavities and organs.
  • Flour

    Flour is a ground grain.
  • Gastroscopy

    During a gastroscopy, a thin, flexible tube is inserted through the mouth and esophagus and further into the stomach and small intestine.
  • Genetic predisposition

    Celiac disease is a disease that might be caused by an underlying genetic predisposition.
  • Gluten

    Gluten, is contained in the following cereals: wheat, rye, barley, unripe spelt grain, spelt, kamut, einkorn, urkorn, emmer, triticale and in a variation in oat.
  • Gluten Free Cereals

    The gluten-free cereals include Amaranth, Buckwheat, Millet, etc.
  • Gluten tolerance limit

    It is debatable how much gluten is harmful for celiacs.
  • Intestine

    The intestine is the largest part of the digestive tract.
  • Kamut

    Kamut is a gluten-containing relative of durum wheat.
  • Lactose

    Lactose, or milk sugar, is found primarily in milk and most dairy products, but also in convenience food and medicine.
  • Lactose intolerance

    Lactose intolerance occurs, when the small intestine cannot process the enzyme lactase due to a deficiency.
  • Locust bean gum

    Locust bean gum is gluten-free and tasteless.
  • Millet

    Millet is a gluten-free plant and of the oldest in the world.
  • Nutrients

    Nutrients are absorbed through the intestinal villi.
  • Oat

    Oat is mainly located in northern Europe and belongs to the family of wheat.
  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the human skeleton.
  • Potatoes

    Potatoes are an excellent gluten-free side dish or serve as a binder for baking.
  • Prevalence of celiac disease

    The prevalence of celiac disease has increased in recent years.
  • Probiotics

    Probiotic food contains beneficial bacteria strains.
  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a skin disease, characterized by a strong scaly skin - and changes of the nails - especially on the elbows, knees and scalp.
  • Qinoa

    Qinoa, also called Inca rice, Inca grain, Andes or Peru rice, is known as gluten-free "pseudo-cereal" such as amaranth.
  • Rice

    Rice is gluten free and is considered one of the most important cereals.
  • Rye

    Rye is a gluten-containing grain.
  • Rye

    Rye is a gluten-containing grain.
  • Soy

    The soybean is a gluten-free legume.
  • Spelt

    Spelt is a relative of the gluten-containing wheat.
  • Sprue

    Celiac disease is related with diarrhea.
  • Starch

    Starch is defined as an organic compound of plant sources.
  • Symptoms

    The symptoms of celiac disease may vary between adults and children.
  • Tapioca

    Tapioca is gluten free.
  • Teff

    Teff is an Ethiopian, gluten-free cereal.
  • Thyroiditis

    The causes for inflammation of the thyroid gland that controls the growth and metabolism are manifold.
  • Triticale

    Triticale is a gluten-containing crossing between rye and wheat.
  • Villi

    The villi are part of the intestine and sit on the intestinal wall.
  • Villous atrophy

    A villous atrophy is defined as the flattening of the normally tightly folded duodenal villi.
  • Wheat

    Wheat contains gluten and is probably the oldest cultivated cereal.

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