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Nitrogen fertilizer in wheat among the causes of celiac disease?

Creaf study reveals correlation between cultures and pathology

Wheat fields are being fertilized with more and more nitrogen and this practice may be directly linked to the increasing prevalence of celiac disease, an autoimmune human condition. Between the 1960s and today, there has been a ten-fold increase in the use of nitrogen fertiliser for wheat crops worldwide, because it improves soil yields. However, wheat grown with excess nitrogen transfers more gliadin,...

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