How the idea was born?
Last year our team member Zydrunas found out he had celiac disease. While being on the trip, he experienced an unpleasant situation while eating the food containing gluten. So, he felt sick with unpleasant symptoms, such as frequent bloating and pain, reflux, fatigue, joint pain, headache.Therefore, Zydrunas was sick in the bed and the two-week vacation was ruined
1 OF 7 EUROPEANS DO NOT TOLERATE GLUTEN
It is estimated that 1 of 7 Europeans do not tolerate gluten. Even more, it can be assumed that more than 40 procent of europeans do not tolerate gluten.
The only cure for celiac disease/gluten intolerant is a gluten-free diet. But gluten, the protein found in wheat and related grains, abounds in sneaky ways, like in sauce or on restaurant dishes, and even when people try to go out of their way to avoid it, they might end up eating it.
Gluten intolerant people don’t trust others when they get the answer “yes/probably there’s no gluten here”, so they are avoiding to eat in the public places: restaurants, cafes, schools, even kindergarden, they are avoiding to travel. Moreover, gluten intolerant people can’t eat anywhere with family, friends or colleagues, feels stress when eating any food because they are not convinced that it does not contain gluten.
Sometimes gluten intolerant people run the risk of eating food they are not sure about, as our colleague Zydrunas did, and "play the lottery", which often causes them unpleasant symptoms.People with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensityvity are always stress if they need to eat outside the home.
There is no quick and effective way to detect the presence of gluten in the food.
Therefore people who are gluten intolerant day by day meets with unpleasant symptoms and this causes physical and psychological problems.
A personal biosensor, which quickly detects the presence of gluten in food, and helps to prevent unpleasant symptoms.