Actress and healthy eating guru Gwyneth Paltrow, below, follows a gluten
The worry is that unless you suffer with coeliac disease or have been advised by a qualified health professional to avoid gluten
, there's really no benefit to choosing gluten
-free products," explains Bridget.
GFCO inspects products for gluten
and does not certify products for any other potential allergens.
Some athletes claim to have improved their performance after excluding gluten
from their diet.
It's possible that the growing toll taken by gluten
reactions may be related to an increase in new varieties of wheat and other grains that have been developed to contain higher protein content.
might also be disguised on a label as vegetable protein, modified food starch, or malt flavoring, and it's sometimes found in soy sauce and grain-based alcohol.
Approximately one in 10 of us have a wheat or gluten
intolerance not helped by the many foods hiding the fact they contain gluten
The regulatory action brings the United States into line with Canada and the European Union, both of which consider "gluten
free" to mean less than 20 ppm of gluten
According to the new rules, these products can contain no more than 20 parts per million of gluten
Our goal is to make gluten
-free desserts that are difficult to distinguish from the gluten
versions in terms of taste, and we're delighted that this has been the feedback from many of the hotels and restaurants we supply.
Wald has been educating doctors and the lay-public for years that gluten
is perhaps the most common foodcause of ALL DISEASE
causing a disease, sensitivity, or allergy?