QuestionsCategory: QuestionsIs corn gluten free?
Gluten GenieGluten Genie Staff asked 3 months ago

Is corn safe to eat on a gluten free diet?

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Dr. Peter Osborne, DC, DACBN, PScDDr. Peter Osborne, DC, DACBN, PScD Staff answered 3 months ago

Although corn is referred to as a gluten free food item, it is technically not gluten free.  The type of gluten found in corn is called zein.  This gluten has been shown in a number of published research studies to cause inflammation in those with gluten sensitivity.  A list of some of these studies can be reviewed here.   You might also find this extensive video on corn gluten helpful…

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