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7 Myths About Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity and the Gluten-Free Diet

Myth 3: Celiac disease is on the rise because today’s wheat is different than it used to be

It is true that there are many different theories trying to give a proper reason on why celiac disease is becoming more prevalent as time passes. Among those theories, one of the most popular ones is the one that states wheat has been bred to contain more gluten than before. However, according to experts in the area, this theory falls flat since studies have already demonstrated that wheat breeding has nothing to do with the rise in celiac disease.