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Industry for Gluten Free Foods Growing

by Savitha C Muppala on  April 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM Diet & Nutrition News   - G J E 4
Many are opting for a gluten free diet either to aid weight loss, for health reasons or simply as a way to detox like many celebrities.
 Industry for Gluten Free Foods Growing
Industry for Gluten Free Foods Growing
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Victims of celiac disease are allergic to gluten, which is a protein present in wheat, barley and rye. Gluten harms the intestines and affects the absorption of vitamins and minerals in those suffering celiac disease.

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To cater to the multitude of victims of celiac disease, the industry for gluten-free goods has grown leaps and bounds, with sales of gluten-free products predicted to touch $2.6 billion by 2012.



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