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Gluten is harmful to our body, especially under certain health conditions. Therefore, if you prefer to eat gluten-free food, always read the labels on food boxes for the presence of these ingredients
The discussion about gluten is very controversial these days. Most of the sources conclude that it is safe for everyone except the people who have celiac disease. Gluten belongs to the family of proteins found in grains, like wheat, rye, and barley. Among them, wheat is the most commonly used one. Glutenin and gliadin are the two main proteins found in gluten. Gliadin is responsible for producing most of the adverse health effects. When flour is mixed with water, the gluten proteins create a sticky network having a glue-like consistency. This makes the dough elastic, enhancing a chewy, satisfying texture when packed in food boxes. These corrugated food boxes look very appealing, but we have to be careful...