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Gluten-free diet works for many reasons

 

Last updated 12/5/2013 at Noon

Beer is one of the beverages not in a gluten-free diet as it contains gluten.

FALLBROOK - Dietary fads come and go, but the gluten-free movement is one nutritional trend that seems to have staying power. The gluten-free diet was once largely exclusive to sufferers of Celiac disease, a condition that damages the lining of the small intestine, preventing it from absorbing parts of food the body needs to stay healthy. That damage is the byproduct of the body’s reaction to gluten, a term used to describe proteins found in specific grains. But while the gluten-free diet remains a necessity for those who cannot tolerate gluten, nowadays even non-sufferers are embracing t...



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