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31 facts about wheat

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Wheat is one of the most ancient and important cereal crops. Here are 31 facts about wheat that you should be aware of: 1. Wheat is a member of the grass family widely grown for[…]

Can you lose weight on gluten-free diet?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes If you have celiac disease then you cannot eat gluten. It is dangerous for your health. But what about everyone else? It is all the rage these days to give up gluten. Eliminating gluten from[…]

Hidden sources of gluten

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Gluten is found in wheat, rye, barley, and any other food made with these grains. It can be especially difficult to avoid wheat because this means that you should avoid all flours and ingredients made[…]

What is gluten?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Gluten is a glycoprotein that acts as a binding, emulsifying and gelling element, which works effectively as a structuring element since it binds water molecules and retains gases during fermentation inside the flour dough. It[…]