The Rice Answer! The Perfect Grain for Gluten-Free Diets
A growing number of consumers today are interested in gluten-free diets. Rice is gluten-free and the least
allergenic of all grains. Enriched white and whole grain brown rice can be an important staple in diets of
individuals with gluten sensitivity.
Fast Facts About Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet
- Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. In addition to obvious sources like pasta, bread and cake;
gluten can also be found in soy sauce, salad dressing, licorice, and more.
- An estimated 3 million Americans have celiac disease, but 83% are undiagnosed.
- An estimated 18 million Americans have non-celiac gluten sensitivity. That’s a total of 21 million
Americans who should be avoiding gluten!
|For more information visit the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), www.CeliacCentral.org.
The NFCA is a non-profit organization developed to raise awareness of celiac disease among the general public
and the healthcare community, and to facilitate research to better understand the causes, mechanisms, and
treatment of celiac disease.
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