Gluten http://nhpr.org en Why Are So Many People Trying A Gluten-Free Diet? Should They? http://nhpr.org/post/why-are-so-many-people-trying-gluten-free-diet-should-they <p>Food trends come and go: in the eighties, the enemy was fat; in the nineties, carbs; and now, it’s gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley that millions of Americans are giving up. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:00:16 +0000 The Exchange 52694 at http://nhpr.org Why Are So Many People Trying A Gluten-Free Diet? Should They? FDA Releases Standards For 'Gluten Free' Label http://nhpr.org/post/fda-releases-standards-gluten-free-label <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://www.fda.gov/" target="_blank">Food and Drug Administration</a> has released the first <a href="http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm363069.htm#gluten-free" target="_blank">set of national standards</a> defining what makes food “gluten free.” &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gluten is a protein that naturally occurs in grains like rye, barley, and wheat.&nbsp; Besides not using these grains, the new FDA regulations only allow foods with trace amounts of gluten to use the designation. </span></p> Sun, 04 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 32499 at http://nhpr.org Word Of Mouth 02.16.2013 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-02162013 <p>Our shiniest and sparkliest content, all in one show-tacular program. This week, a Salon writer contemplates the history of "white Southern defeat," a foremost expert on gluten explores the hype around the latest food trend, New Hampshire author Ben Nugent talks about his new novel, "Good Kids," and illustrator Danny Gregory explains how grief was overcome with art. Oh, and Sean Hurley contemplates the danger of skating on thick ice.</p><p>You can also hear the show on SoundCloud:</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 20:15:29 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 22084 at http://nhpr.org Word Of Mouth 02.16.2013