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  •  That's up to you to make that determination (0+ / 0-)

    only for yourself. Many people do decide whether they want to be celiac or not, and often their guess is dead wrong.  Yes, a person can die from this, or from the many symptoms manifested.

    Like most Americans, I always liked grains and products made from them. But I and many other people, despite what you might want to claim, am much the worse for it. Gluten intolerance and celiac are increasing in this country as higher-gluten hybrids become available and people are urged to eat a lower-quality diet made up of more and more baked goods and pasta all the time.

    It's easy to want it to be a simple issue. It's not.

    •  You're completely missing the point. This wasn't (0+ / 0-)

      created to help celiacs or gluten sensitive individuals. It was made to give the world a better wheat compliment, one that did not need much fertilization and could handle harsher soil conditions. We wheat eaters didn't like the way it tasted. It's that simple.

      Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. -Martin Luther

      by the fan man on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 03:15:40 PM PDT

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