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Gluten Free Fad

Gluten-Free Mania -- If You're Following the Fad, You're a Marketer's Dream and Part of the Confusion

Jill S. Brown | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Why has the gluten-free trend taken off like wildfire in the last few years while the FODMAP diet has not really caught on even though it was developed way back in 1999 and shown to have a high success rate for people with IBS and even other gastrointestinal issues?

This Gluten-Free Thing Is a Really Overblown Fad!

Mark Sisson | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

For many people, a "gluten-free" label unfortunately bestows a cachet of health onto whatever processed food it graces. Potato chips? They're gluten-free! Triple-chocolate brownie mud slide? Eat without guilt! Of course, you don't actually need gluten-free products to go gluten-free.

Is Gluten-Free Just A Fad?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.24.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There is a population -- an order of magnitude smaller -- for which it is vital to do so, and potentially even a matter of life and death. For everyone else, going gluten free is at best a fashion statement.