What is gluten and why is everybody up in arms about it? Is it the next component that is a big no-no in Hollywood diets? Maybe it is a new fad in the quest to lose weight and look pretty? Or a new idea to make a quick buck?

 

Let’s look at gluten and what it is.

Gluten is an elastic, rubbery type of protein that is found in rye, wheat and barley that helps bind things together. Gluten also provides important qualities to bread like keeping the gasses that is releases when brea...


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