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How a Gluten-Free Diet Can Be Harmful

Michael Greger M.D., February 23rd, 2016
Until only a few years ago, almost the whole of the scientific world maintained that the wheat protein gluten would provoke negative effects only in people with rare conditions such as celiac disease or wheat allergies.

Barley

BARLEY GRASS

Family: Gramineae

Genus species: Hordeum vulgare, Hordeum sativum

Type: Annual grass

Part Used: Young Shoots with flowers in sheath

Location: Temperate Zones

Actions: Antihypercholesterolemic, antihypertensive, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiulcer, cancer preventative, digestive, immunoenhancer, improves endurance, laxative, nutritive

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