How Gluten-Free Should You Be?

bran germ gluten-free wheat Jan 13, 2023

OK - So we hear alllllll the time about why we should be gluten-free... But, do you know why? I do - so here you go:

One of the main reasons for the popularity of gluten-free diets is the over-processing of wheat. In order to make wheat products more convenient and shelf-stable, many manufacturers remove the bran and germ from the grain, leaving only the endosperm. This process, known as milling, strips the wheat of many of its nutrients and fiber, making it less healthy and less satisfying. 

Additionally, many wheat products are heavily processed and contain added sugars, preservatives, and other artificial ingredients that can be detrimental to health. This has led many people to seek out healthier alternatives to traditional wheat products.

A gluten-free diet, on the other hand, focuses on whole, unprocessed foods that are naturally gluten-free, such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and legumes. These foods are rich in nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants, and can help to...

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