In Focus: Gluten-Free

The FDA Gets Serious About Gluten-Free Labeling Laws

08/18/2011
Huffington Post

Nearly three years past the 2008 deadline, the FDA is finally getting serious about defining what “gluten-free” means on food labels.Read more

Does Going Gluten-Free Make You Lose Weight?

09/12/2011
Health Castle
It seems like everywhere you look these days someone is on a gluten-free kick. There are also a lot more gluten-free products on supermarket shelves, as well as gluten-free diets and cookbooks. Recently, my search for "gluten-free diet" in the Books section on Amazon.com returned more than 3,000 results! While an allergy to gluten - the protein found in wheat - does exist (called celiac disease), it appears that many people are trying out gluten-free eating as a way to lose weight. We have not found studies that support a gluten-free diet as a weight-loss diet.Read more
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