Beer is usually made from barley, leaving those with a gluten allergy unable to enjoy. Sorghum could be an alternative, but complex preparation steps hamper its adoption. A team reporting in ACS’ Journal of Proteome Research has uncovered an enzyme that could improve sorghum-based beers’ future.
As gluten-free food options increase, it can be difficult to decide whether to include gluten in your diet or not. For most people, there is no need to completely eliminate foods containing gluten and no proven benefit from doing so, says Sarmed Sami, MBChB, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London.