Healthy Living

A Beginner's Guide to Celiac Disease

Finding Gluten-Free Products

Gluten-free options have become a long way in the past few years, however there is still a significant amount of difficulty depending on where you live and also what your means are. A large percentage of gluten-free options can be prohibitively expensive for some. Because of the need to ensure that products are absolutely contamination free from the fields to the plant that processes it, manufacturers often end up paying more on their end to make that a reality which includes packaging a labeling costs. Additionally, gluten free products like loaves, cookies, pies and such will usually have as many as twenty extra ingredients to make up for the lack of the binding properties of gluten that allows these products to hold their shape.