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Posted by: Katherine Blaine | 2013/01/17

Is 100% rye flour gluten free

Please help. I have an artisan baker who told me that 100% rye bread is gluten free as it is a single strain?
Most articles state that rye has gluten.

I hope you can solve this.
Thanks.

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Dear Katherine
According to Krause's Food & the Nutrition Care Process, Edition 13(2012), p 618: "Gluten refers to specific peptide fractions of proteins (prolamines) found in wheat (glutenin and gliadin), rye (secalin), and barley (hordein.) " Patients with severe gluten sensitivity should, therefore avoid all foods made with wheat, rye and barley.
I hope this helps.
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