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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Jan 17, 2020

Humanity has lived off bread for thousands of years, so why has the past decade seen such a rise in people 'allergic' to gluten? What is gluten intolerance? What is Celiac’s disease? Why did doctors once think that a banana diet was its cure? Finally, are there any negative effects from a gluten-free diet?


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