Trends, like the seasons, come and go. Nowhere is the fleeting nature of trends more apparent than in the health and beauty industry. People are constantly looking for the next big thing, the next health secret to keep them looking and feeling their best.
Although most trends can’t be trusted and any health advice should be backed by supporting evidence, the three health trends that follow appear to deliver. That’s why they are the top three health trends that are worth investing in right now.
Gluten Free: What is Gluten and Should You Avoid It?
Gluten-free is a term we hear with more and more frequency these days. Gluten-free diets are the new health rage, while the banner gluten-free appears on many food product labels on the market today. But what exactly is gluten? I wanted to know and here is what I learned.
Gluten: /’Glootn/ noun–A substance present in cereal grains, especially wheat, that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. A mixture of two proteins, it causes illness in people with Celiac Disease.
Gluten is a binding protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. It is what makes pizza dough stretchy, gives bread its softness, and helps it …