The Buzz on Gluten

While the gluten-free diet has existed as a concept and practice for a number of decades, it has become increasingly popular within the past few years.  Many people decide on their own to eliminate gluten from the selection foods they eat.  This will often provide some benefits not specifically related to the gluten itself, such as removing a major source of processed carbohydrates which are not the healthiest food choice to begin with.  But what is the medical use for this diet?  When is it appropriate to target the gluten in wheat and certain other grains as a major culprit of imperfect health?  Click the "Read More" link below for Dr. Tanner's take on when a gluten-free diet may be worthwhile.

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