Media Buzzing about the “Gluten-Free Craze”

June 24, 2014

Media Buzzing about the “Gluten-Free Craze”

The Wall Street Journal questions the benefits of a gluten-free diet for those without a medical need like celiac disease.

Is a gluten-free diet really healthy for everyone, even those not living with gluten-related disorders? The question has been buzzing around the media this week, with reporters comparing the nutrition facts of gluten-free alternatives to their gluten-containing counterparts.

The Wall Street Journalweighed in on the conversation, shining light on the gluten-free fad diet versus the medically necessary gluten-free diet by asking, “The Gluten-Free Craze: Is it Healthy?” Check out the article here and be sure to leave us a comment on Facebook to tell us what you think.

To learn more about myths and misconceptions surrounding the gluten-free diet and gluten-related disorders, the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) encourages you to sign up for our free webinar, “Gluten-Free for All? Separating Facts from Fiction,” featuring Julie Miller Jones, PhD, CNS, LN, Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emerita, Foods and Nutrition, St. Catherine University.