Fiber and the Gluten Free Diet

A gluten-free diet can contain enough fiber, but you will have to make an extra effort to choose foods that are good sources of fiber. Most Americans consume only half the recommended amounts of dietary fiber. Furthermore, in a typical American diet, grain foods (typically, yeast bread, ready-to-eat cereal, pasta, and flour) contribute over 25 percent of an adult's intake of fiber. Many people with celiac disease do not consume the recommended number of servings of grain foods. Processed grain foods that are included in a gluten-free diet may not be good sources of fiber—many gluten-free grain foods are made from refined flours and starches, which contain very little fiber.

Living Gluten Free

Living Gluten Free

A beginners guide that will reveal how living "G" free can help you lose weight today! This is not a fad diet, or short term weight loss program that sometimes makes you worse off than before you started. This is a necessity for some people and is prescribed to 1 out of every 100 people on earth by doctors and health professionals.

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