If you're sensitive to gluten, beer linked to psoriasis in women

on 16/08/10 at 11:09 pm


The reason why non-light beer is the only alcoholic beverage that increased the risk for psoriasis is not known, but the authors suggest beer may have certain components not found in liquor or wine that play a role. One such component may be the starch source, barley, used in the fermentation process in beer. Barley and other starches contain gluten, and some individuals are sensitive to it. Non-light beer uses more grain than does light beer.

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