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Gluten-Free: Healthful or just another fad diet?

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Avoiding gluten is a medical necessity for a few, but is a trendy diet fad for many more! In this informative webinar, Dr. Ferreri discusses gluten, the primary protein found in wheat, and debunks the bold gluten-free diet claims that are trending in books, on the internet, and in the media. Then, she explains the definition of gluten, which whole grains do and do not contain gluten, where else gluten can be found, and how processed foods impact our gluten intake. Dr. Ferreri also details what medical conditions are associated with gluten, the history of wheat, and the impact of glycemic load. Lastly, she highlights the role whole grains should have in our diet, and what foods we should be focusing on for optimal health.

 
 

(20 minutes)