19 Apr Going gluten-free in the UAE
Forget about Atkins, and ditch the caveman regime, the new trend to be overheard at the watercooler is going gluten-free. But is it a diet, way of life or simply a fad?
WHAT ACTUALLY IS GLUTEN?
Gluten is a protein that’s found in certain grains such as wheat, barley and rye. Its properties help foods to stay in a shape and, as a result, the texture is chewy. Gluten is often the basis for vegetarian ‘meats’ and can also be found in cosmetic products