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Here’s what you should know about gluten-free matzah

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    The “bread of our affliction” now comes in varieties that won’t afflict those on a gluten-free diet.                            

Posted: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:47 pm

Gluten-free matzah might sound like a bad joke – after all, regular unleavened bread tastes pretty cardboard-like already.

But for Jews with celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that can damage one’s intestinal lining, or gluten intolerance, which involves icky reactions to that pesky protein found in wheat, finding the right matzah is a serious task. (Matzah in its normal form is made of wheat.)

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