Have you made the change to gluten-free eating? If so, you are not alone. The topic seems to be everywhere these days. And yet amid all of the press coverage and chatter around gluten, recent surveys indicate that many people aren’t sure what gluten actually is.
To help people understand what it is as well as the effect it can have on some — but not all — people’s bodies, ABC News Chief Health/Medical Editor, Dr. Richard Besser, dedicated his Tweetchat last week entirely to gluten. Kaiser Permanente registered dietician Kimi McAdam, RD, was one of the experts available to answer questions during the chat. We’ve included highlights from the conversation in the Storify below.