Today, it’s difficult not to notice all the gluten-free products available in health food and grocery stores. There’s been an influx of books, magazine articles, and news segments, too – all of which have characterized gluten as a dietary villain.

Yet, there is no evidence to support gluten-free diets for anyone other than those who are actually affected by gluten. In fact, some experts say that following a gluten-free diet in the absence of celiac disease may in fact be detrimental to your health.

Found in wheat, barley, and rye, gluten is a protein that serves as the “glue” in foods like bread, pasta, and cereal, as well as products such as lip balm and even the glue on the back of envelopes and stamps. Basically, it helps all of these things hold their shape.

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