So, 2012 Was A Terrible Year For Gluten
The vast majority of the population has no medical reason to shun gluten other than a seemingly fancy way of going "low-carb." Because it's not like Atkins is still cool.
Gluten is just a simple protein derived from wheat and other grains like barley. But it's become the year's most ghettoized protein.
Gluten-free diets were the big weight-loss fad of 2012.
The 1% of the population that has celiac disease really needs to cut gluten from their diets.
But ANOTHER 1% of the population — select celebrities! — are going gluten-free for what seems like purely self-indulgent glamour.
Many people believe cutting gluten will improve their skin.
Naturally, gluten-shunning has spread to Pinterest.
Gluten's status is probably not helped by the juicing fad.
So if you're on a gluten-free diet as a way to just go low-carb, won't you consider letting gluten back into your life?
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