Is Gluten Really the Bad Guy?

A few years ago, if someone mentioned the word gluten, they would be met with expressions of puzzlement and confusion. Fast Forward to 2015 and everywhere we turn, we see “Gluten-Free” labels plastered across all our favourite foods.

SO WHAT IS GLUTEN AND WHY MUST I BE ‘FREE’ OF IT??
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Nutrition 101

“HIGH-CARB DIET KEY TO A LONG LIFE”

“LOW-CARB DIETS LEAD TO WEIGHT LOSS”

“HIGH-CARB DIET IS BETTER THAN LOW CARB DIET FOR LOSING BODY FAT”

“NO BENEFITS IN LIMITING SALT” 

“SALT DAMAGES BLOOD VESSELS, HEART, KIDNEYS AND BRAIN”

I could link contradictory articles here all day…but I won’t!

I’ve just given you a taste of the bewildering array of dietary advice that we are bombarded with.

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