Insightful post on nutrition from a gluten-free perspective via Sparkles & Allergies
Not all Gluten-free or Allergy friendly processed foods are created equal. I’ve found that some pre-packaged gluten-free products are just as devoid of nutrition and quality ingredients as the traditional and glutenous processed junk that lines grocery store aisles in excess.
I’ve been meaning to sound off on this for awhile. Now I’m not saying that that all pre-packaged gluten-free (or top 8 allergen free) cookies, cakes, breads, or snacks are bad. There are certainly some amazing brands out there that cater to our health and taste buds. And even the so-so brands are great in moderation. Let’s face it, it’s nice to indulge. But what I see so often in the gluten-free community is the feeling of wanting to replace what’s been lost–sugar laden, bad fat filled, white-floury, processed crap! And filling the void until the main source of food consumed is processed, high in sugar, low in nutrients…
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