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The Myth of Big, Bad Gluten

Milk-producing animals were first domesticated about the same time as wheat in the Middle East. As the custom of dairying spread, so did lactase persistence. What surprises scientists today, though, is just how recently, and how completely, that trait has spread in some populations.

Read the article on Nytimes

Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Gluten-haters should not read this article as it is an intelligent and scientific statement that gluten being the evil dietary devil may be entirely wrong.  As I have pointed many times, much of “gluten sensitivity” comes from FODMAP sensitivity as well as increased gut permeability not caused by gluten, but by inflammation.


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