QuestionsIs quinoa gluten free?
Gluten Genie Staff asked 1 year ago

1 Answers
Gluten Free Society Staff answered 11 months ago

Technically speaking quinoa is gluten free based on the definition of gluten created for those with celiac disease. However; quinoa does have “gluten like” storage proteins that can mimic proteins found in wheat, barley, and rye. The obvious question is: are these storage proteins sufficiently similar to traditional glutens that they could cause an immune reaction in celiac patients or in patients with other forms of gluten sensitivity? According to new research, the answer is yes…

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