It’s almost certain that only a decade ago terms like “locavore” and “certified organic” weren’t even blips on your radar. I remember back when local markets were more of a way of life than the “cool” way to shop. But times change. We now live in a society which is gradually becoming more health-conscious (reports of the growing obesity epidemic notwithstanding!).
There is nothing “free” about living the Gluten-free Diet. Even the most dedicated foodie would be challenged by Gluten restrictions, which if you’ve ever read a nutrition label is in seemingly everything. Yet there’s a spike in those joining the cause. Men, women and children are all dropping plates and brandishing dishes of the Gluten-free way. These people are hardcore. But are they really on to something or is it merely fad foolishness? The truth is well hidden in celebrity testimonials and contradicting advice. Before deciding if you too should take up arms, be aware of the facts; know them and the many misconceptions that Gluten-free diets offer.