YAHOO: What is Gluten, Anyway?, 11/10/2014

November 10, 2014

What is Gluten, Anyway?

We have all heard the term “gluten free” come up recently at restaurants or in the grocery store. The question is: what is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat that gives many foods their structure. Gluten is found naturally in grain products such as cereal, bread, crackers, pasta, cookies, and even beer. There is also gluten in items you wouldn’t think of such as some salad dressings, soy products, soups, and creamy sauces. The reason items are labeled gluten free …

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