So what is Gluten all about and why would you, should you be living a “Gluten Free” lifestyle?
Gluten is a protein found in foods that are processed from, or contain wheat and other grass related grains and species. In broad terms, Gluten is the “glue” that helps to bind raw ingredients together. It gives elasticity to dough, is added to many ordinary flours, is used as a thickening agent or stabilize to other foods, can be the basis for imitation meats and much more.
You may choose to live a GlutenFree Lifestyle for many reasons … although in many cases, the decision to embark on a GlutenFree Lifestyle begins with the discovery that you or a family member has an intolerance to gluten.