I can't really see any references listed actually, but I'm reading on my kindle so maybe its just hard to see them. At least I know now that no matter how my hair reacts to AOGPB, it does not mean that its because of the protein in it. Thanks for all your help.
Can't easily comment without reading the book because you have paraphrased. Is the wording directly contradictory? What are the scientific references used by LCLF?
Studies on penetration of hydrolysed wheat
The use of radiolabelling techniques to mea... [Int J Cosmet Sci. 1997] - PubMed - NCBI
The Natural Haven blog refers to textbooks and published studies so, as a fellow scientist and in the absence of any contradictory research, I'll plump for that. It also fits in with what is known about fatty acids penetrating or not based on size. 'Curl chemist' Tonya McKay's take on it
Proteins: Why You Should Care
Another science based opinion, which brings both 'sides' together somewhat
Revisiting the Idea of Protein Overload | Curly Nikki | Natural Hair Styles and Natural Hair Care
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I haven't seen the Gliss mousse but will look out for it, thanks!
This is the Gliss leave in mousse:
Gliss Kur - ULTIMATE VOLUME - Express Leave -in Mousse Treatment for flat and damaged hair - Pol Store, Inc.
No ingredients listed there though..Cant find them online. But if you want them let me know!