Gluten - Vriend of vijand? WURcademy

I.M. van der Meer (Performer)

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Abstract

Coeliac disease or gluten intolerance is a food related immune disease, caused by an hypersensitive reaction to gluten. Gluten are certain proteins that occur in grains of wheat, rye and barley. They are used more and more frequently in a wide range of food products because of their special properties. About 1-3% of the population has coeliac disease. The only solutions thus far remains a lifelong gluten free diet. Furthermore, there are also more people reported that are hypersensitive to wheat products and gluten, while they don’t have symptoms of coeliac disease. The cause of this ‘wheat-sensitivity’ remains still unknown. Are gluten and wheat ‘bad’ for all consumers or only for coeliac patients?
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationEde
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Media of outputOnline
Size31:38 min.
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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van der Meer, I. M. (Performer). (2017). Gluten - Vriend of vijand? WURcademy. Digital or Visual Products, Ede: Wageningen University & Research. Retrieved from http://edepot.wur.nl/422085