You’re standing in a grocery store aisle, holding two almost identical loaves of bread. One says it’s gluten free. The other says it’s certified gluten free. Hmm, you think… Are one of the companies trying to trick you somehow? Is one loaf more gluten free than the ... Read More about Gluten Free vs. Certified Gluten Free: Is There A Difference?
Going gluten free can be confusing, and even a little overwhelming, at first. I know when we first started avoiding foods with gluten in them, it took me a while to figure out what was gluten free and what wasn’t. Choices like bread and pasta were pretty obviously off-limits – but what about ... Read More about What That Gluten Free Label Really Means, According to the FDA
You hear it all the time now - "Gluten Free". It's on cereal boxes, ice cream containers, medications, toothpaste... everything! But what is gluten, anyway? In short, it's the protein found in wheat, barley and rye. The Celiac Disease Foundation's site explains it well, stating that gluten ... Read More about What is Gluten, Anyway?
A gluten free diet has been looked at as a "fad" for quite some time. It's had the reputation of being a choice, rather than being essential to someone's health. Because of the stereotype, a diet free from gluten doesn't seem to be a priority to the general public. Which is probably why it's taking ... Read More about Why So Many People Go Gluten Free