At last, it is Friday! There has been a lot going in on the gluten free world lately which is why I’ve decided to switch it up a bit for this weeks roundup. While I LOVE providing you with truly delicious gluten free recipes and I would be oh so happy to give you fun new recipes every day of the week, it is also important to share emerging news from our gluten free world.
So, what are these all-important news updates I am referring to? Let’s see!
“Hidden Valley to tout gluten-free promise on packaging” – The news was released just two days ago that the well-known Hidden Valley brand will be repackaging their ranch salad dressing bottles and dry mix packets with a gluten free logo. Hidden Valley has teamed up with the Celiac Disease Foundation to further express their concern and interest in meeting the needs of those with the disease and raising awareness across the nation. Want more info? View the full article here.
“Can Sourdough Fermentation Speed Intestinal Recovery in Celiac Patients at Start of Gluten-free Diet?” – A team of researchers have come together to explore whether or not sourdough fermentation using corn, rice and amaranth grains might be an aid for those with Celiac Disease. The results confirmed that sourdough fermentation might in fact be a speedy way to enact recovery from intestinal inflammation. Read the full article here and bring on the dough!
“Gluten Free diet improves BMI” – Over the years, the gluten free diet has received a great deal of both positive and negative feedback. While it was fairly small, a recent study done in Finland concluded that after one year of a gluten-free diet, individuals showed positive results relating to their health including the improvement of their body mass index. To read all of the fun statistics, view the article here.
I hope these news updates have tipped you off to continue to live healthily in your gluten free life! And as always, if you stumble across any breaking news, I’d love to hear about it!