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Celiac Disease – When the Gluten-Free Diet is not just a Fad

Genetic changes explain why some of us are more sensitive to gluten than others and how it leads to celiac disease From Weight Watchers to Atkins to Juice Cleanses, we live in a society that continuously swings through diet fads. When you walk into any supermarket, it is hard to miss the latest food trend embraced by consumers and the...

For the Love of Milk – Why Humans Gained Lactase Persistence

The milk revolution changed the gene that leaves us gassy, bloated and uncomfortable. Growing up, milk and butter were staples. In college, you consumed Kraft dinner and extra cheesy pizza in copious amounts. But now, eating plain yogurt leaves you bloated and uncomfortable, and the last time you indulged in a double scoop of ice cream, you spent the...

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