what is gluten and why all the gluten-free hype?

By | 2016-11-27T16:07:16-08:00 May 14th, 2014|Nutrition|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdJFE1sp4Fw Ok, so first, let's answer the questions, so you don't have to look like those guys... What is GLUTEN? Simply put, gluten refers to the two proteins found in wheat endosperm: gliadin (a prolamin protein) and glutenin (a glutelin protein). During germination, it is the gluten that provides nourishment for the plant. It also creates the chewy [...]