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A recent article in the New Yorker,”Against the Grain: Should you go gluten-free?” by Michael Specter, discusses the latest popular literature on the topic, the fast growing gluten-free product market, and what science can currently tell us about whether non-celiac gluten sensitivity is real or a product of popular culture.
In his analysis, Specter writes, “the most obvious question is also the most difficult to answer: How could gluten, present in a staple food that has sustained humanity for thousands of years, have suddenly become so threatening? There are many theories but no clear, scientifically satisfying answers.”
The gluten-free trend continues to grow with gluten-free product sales expected to double since 2011 and exceed fifteen billion dollars by 2016.
Read the article here.
Check out our past blog posts on the gluten-free trend: