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  • Wheat Disease Research Paper

    History of Wheat and Celiac Disease Wheat of the centuries has been a source of food and nutrition all over the world for many different cultures. Originating in southwest Asia, the crop was bought and sold by traders from Europe and Africa and eventually making it over to the Americas by the early 1600s. The first archeological findings of wheat being made into bread can be found in ancient Egypt along the Nile River sometime around 5,000 B.C. as well as India, China, and even stretching all the way to England. It was said that the wheat grain could sustain a man and his livestock for a thousand years without hunger. People of the time became so dependent on wheat that if a shortage or loss of the crop occurred a global disaster could…

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  • Australian Wheat Board Case Study

    The Australian Wheat Board (AWB) is now known as the biggest corporate corruption scandal in Australia’s history as it attempted to undercut agreements endorsed by the UN’s Oil-for-Food program by compensating the Saddam Hussein rule in Iraq through illicit payments, which infringed the programme’s intent. These bribes began while the AWB was still under government control; with illegal activity continuing after the organisation was privatised in 1999. Australia’s trade reputation was tarnished…

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  • Strictly Gluten Free Diet

    participants were well controlled so the study was accurate. In their methods, they used volunteers that were family or friends of the celiac patients. They could have improved this by using random subjects that had no relation to the celiac patients. Patients may have similar lifestyles or eating habits to their families and friends. Using random healthy volunteers would be more representative of the entire population of society. If the study had more participants, it would give a more accurate…

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  • Gluten Essay

    They think it makes you gain weight, and causes skin issues. This is false and people need to know that a gluten free diet is a big fad, and the food industry is making a lot of money off of people wanting to eat gluten free. It is best to eat healthy, and continue eating wheat. To conclude, the gluten fad diet needs to end. Gluten is good for you, only a very small percent of people have a gluten allergy, and it changes your everyday life. The 1% of people who have celiac disease or a wheat…

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  • Gluten Free Research Paper

    Celiac because of the high demands for their products due to the lack of available treatments, it is a disability, the difference in the prices of gluten versus non-gluten are astronomically higher causing people with Celiac to spend more money on their yearly food budget. What is it about gluten that causes so many people to double over in pain? Humans have been eating wheat for at least ten thousand years. For people with Celiac Disease, the slightest…

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  • Bread Milling Process

    Next, is the milling process. Here, the wheat is turned into flour. Rotating at different speeds, the grist is passed through a series of fluted break rolls. These rolls are needed to shear the wheat open. This separates the white inner part from the outer skin. Secondly, the wheat grain fragments are separated by an arrangement of sieves. For final milling into white flour, white endosperm particles are channeled into a series of smooth reduction rolls. Pieces of bran with the endosperm…

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  • Cereal And Caryopses

    Among the most common grains include: corn, wheat, barley, rice, and oats (Brown, 2015). While shredded wheat, hot cereals, and oatmeal, contain no further ingredients, most breakfast cereals contain added ingredients such as sugar, sweeteners, vitamins, coloring agents, and minerals. Types of breakfast sweeteners include, white sugar, brown sugar, high fructose corn syrup, malt, and concentrated fruit juice for natural flavors. Flavors such as cinnamon, chocolate, and fruit flavors are also…

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  • Foot-And-Mouth Disease Virus

    impunity. Equally costly to our agricultural base are pathogens that attack plants. One of the more devastating is called wheat stem rust, also known as black rust. Black rust is a serious disease of wheat and barley caused a fungus known as Puccinia graminis. Although black rust is not the most common rust disease of wheat rust, with wheat leaf rust being the most common, it certainly is the most dangerous (Signh, et al., 2008). Black rust spores can be aerosolized and spread quickly by the…

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  • Causes Of Celiac Disease

    Historically, oats were not allowed to be consuming while on a gluten free diet for a patient with celiac disease. Still, to this day the question on whether or not they are truly gluten free is still floating around. This has been a debate for those who have celiac disease because a person with this disease may not consume gluten. Celiac Disease is an inflammatory disease that destroys the lining of the small intestines and prevents the absorption of nutrients and vitamins into the system. The…

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  • Chemistry Of Baking Research Paper

    puzzle contributes to the over all masterpiece of a baked good! I 'm going to start off with flour first. Flour contains two proteins, Glutenin and Gliadin. Glutenin is a protein mainly found in wheat flour, and it makes up 47% of the whole protein content. It is a protein that allows the dough to have its strength and elasticity. Gliadin can be found in wheat and many other cereals. The molecular equation for Gliadin is C29H41N7O9. When water is added to the dough, those proteins combine to…

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