By Sandy Beck
For the one-percent of the U.S. population diagnosed with celiac disease, eliminating gluten is a matter of life and death. Gluten sensitivity may affect up to 10 percent of the population and many people are electing to reduce or eliminate gluten from their diets. The only test for gluten sensitivity is a trial elimination of gluten to determine if specific symptoms improve.
Gluten is a protein found in the edible seeds of various grains—wheat, barley, rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). Gluten-free grains include corn, rice, amaranth,... Read more