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Facts and fiction about food and cooking, by Peter Aitken
Gluten-free foods are more healthful
August 23, 2017Posted by on
We have already dispelled the myth that gluten is somehow bad for your health–aside from the small percentage of people with celiac disease this is simply not true (see here). There’s another gluten-related myth, however: that gluten-free foods are somehow more healthful than their “normal” gluten-containing counterparts. In fact, over 30% of Americans surveyed say they sometimes buy gluten-free because they believe this. But it is not so. In fact, gluten-free foods are very often less healthful because they contain less protein, fiber, and vitamins and more fat! And of course they are more expensive and usually don’t taste as good.
The problem many people are having with gluten intolerance may not be from gluten but from the Glyphosate in Monsanto’s ubiquitous Roundup Herbicide.
Thank you for the very interesting post.