29 Sep 2016 05:09 PM EST
The gluten free craze has taken consumers by storm. It seems that one-third of Americans say they want to cut down on gluten or eliminate it from their diet, but most people have no idea what gluten is. Gluten is a type of protein naturally found in wheat (including spelt, Kamut, farro, and bulgur), barley and rye. Some believe they have to break up with all carbs to live gluten free, you don't. Others believe removing Gluten from meals will melt the pounds away. Wrong! In fact many of the gluten free products have far more carbs and calories than non gluten free items. Visit health.com right now to find out all the facts you need to know when considering a gluten free regimen for your meal plan.
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