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Gluten – the food component we love to hate. Some people avoid gluten like the plague (but they don’t really know why), and others avoid the people who avoid gluten. No matter. Whether you’re on a gluten-free diet just because or for a legitimate reason such as Celiac disease
, you should probably know the ins and outs of gluten.
By the way, gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley, as well as in processed foods, that gives breads, pasta and other wheat-based products their familiar elasticity, which is often lacking in gluten-free foods. And now you know.