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Gluten Free Candy Guide

Your Gluten Free Guide to Sweet Treats The purpose of this article is to serve as a guide to choosing gluten-free candy. However, all candy, including gluten free candy, should be eaten sparingly. It is understandable to want to enjoy an occasional sweet treat. But when selecting gluten-free candy it’s important to educate yourself on […]

Can Gluten Cause Hair Loss?

Can Gluten Cause Hair Loss? We know that there are hundreds of symptoms, syndromes, and diseases linked to gluten exposure for those with gluten sensitivity. Unfortunately, many of these symptoms are treated independently from their root cause, rather than associated with a broader health issue, like gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. A common example of this […]

Is Farro Gluten Free?

Is Farro Gluten Free? Ancient grains are commonly thought of as more healthy and safer alternatives for eating than contemporary grain.  Farro is a type of wheat that falls into the category of “ancient grain”, but don’t let it fool you.  Following a new diet can be overwhelming as you learn to navigate what you […]

Is Rye Bread Gluten Free?

A Common Question Adopting a new way of eating can be confusing and overwhelming. So when it comes to a gluten free diet, The Gluten Free Society wants to be your go to source of trusted information to help guide your gluten free journey.  There are a number of breads marketed as gluten free, and […]

What is Gluten?

Gluten, what is it exactly? For food labeling purposes, the FDA currently defines gluten as the protein that naturally occurs in wheat, barley, rye. Unfortunately, this definition is not entirely accurate… In short, gluten is a mixture of proteins found in ALL grains. It is the family of storage proteins found in the seeds of grass that […]