What is gluten-free?
” Gluten-free” is an adjective used to describe a (food or a diet) not containing gluten. A gluten-free food is a food item that does not contain gluten. The meals we deliver in Miami are gluten-free A gluten-free diet is an entire diet that does not contain gluten. Primal Organic meal delivery is a gluten-free diet.
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What is Gluten?
Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat, and rye. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Gluten can be found in many types of foods, even ones that would not be expected.
Since Wheat has gluten it is important to be aware of what foods include wheat. Wheat is commonly found in non gluten-free:
- baked goods
- soups, pasta
- salad dressings
Gluten is also found in Barley. Barley is a common ingredient
- of malt (malted barley flour, malted milk and milkshakes, malt extract, malt syrup, malt flavoring, malt vinegar)
- food coloring
- Brewer’s Yeast
Rye and Triticale include gluten. Rye is a usual ingredient of pumpernickel and cereals. Triticale was specifically created to have a similar quality as wheat, while being tolerant to a variety of growing conditions like rye. Triticale is also often an ingredient of breads, pasta, cereals.
New to the Gluten-free diet
Turning to a gluten-free diet is a major change, it requires some getting used to. You might in the beginning feel put off by the constraints imposed. Instaed of fussing on what one can’t eat. it may help to try to give attention to all the foods you can eat instead, however. You may be happy to find how many gluten-free diet delivery offers. What is Gluten Free? Take a look at our Gluten Free menu.
Cross-contamination occurs when gluten-free foods come into contact with foods that contain gluten. It can happen during the manufacturing process, for instance, if the same equipment is employed to generate a variety of products. Some food labels include a “may contain” statement if cross-contamination is likely. But be aware that this type of statement is intentional. Foods can also be labeled as “gluten-free. “