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    Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity: a condition in which someone finds it difficult to digest gluten and experiences problems such as bloating and abdominal pain as a result

    There is at no point any explanation for why we should ditch gluten if we're not sufferers of coeliac disease or NCGS.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/05/2016
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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