Gluten-free: food fad or alternative remedy?

It sounds like an unfolding epidemic: 

Gluten 

(from Latin gluten, “glue“) is a protein composite found

in foods processed from wheat and related grain species,

including barley and rye. It gives elasticity to doughhelping

it to rise and to keep its shape, and often gives the

final product a chewy texture.

A decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating gluten in bread and other foods.  Now, millions do. 

What’s up with this? 

Gluten-free: food fad or alternative remedy? – Health – Diet and nutrition – NBCNews.com.

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One response to “Gluten-free: food fad or alternative remedy?

  1. Pingback: Mark Hyman, MD: Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat | magic sandbox fitness

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