Tyent USA Talks Gluten-Free

Posted by: Rhona Reid On June 30, 2014 5:55 pm


Gluten Free: What is Gluten and Should You Avoid It?


Breads    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/ nounA 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

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