“Gluten-free” named #3 top food trend predicted for 2010

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It’s the beginning of a new year and writers, websites, and magazines are compiling their top trends lists, as predictions for the upcoming year. After all, it’s 2010 now, and seems the best time to reflect on all of last year’s most notable food fads in order to foresee what the upcoming year will bring us in food pop culture and consumerism.

Gluten_free_labelGluten-free eating has become more and more popular and mainstream over the last few years, as more people are being diagnosed with Celiac disease and gluten intolerance/allergies (either by medical professionals or via simple elimination diets). So it’s not surprising that among the many predictions for 2010’s favorite edibles, The Daily Beast has named gluten-free food as number three on their Ten Food Trends For 2010 list. As the website says, “Gluten-free products are not just for those unfortunate folks dealing with hypersensitive allergies. ‘So many people have wheat allergies, and even if they don’t, they just feel better if they don’t eat wheat,’ The Fancy Food Show’s Ron Tanner says.”

This is a definite success for the gluten-free community, as our lifestyle diets and ways of eating will be taken more and more seriously, in hopes that new standards for gluten-free certification and quality control and labeling will become regulated. Not to mention, there’s a greater chance that more information will be getting distributed to the public about the prevalence of gluten allergies. It’s also safe to assume gluten-free food products, restaurants, websites, and blogs will take off this year — even more so than before.

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“Author Information: Liz Schau, Tampa, FL
Liz Schau, Health Writer
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LizSchau@Gmail.com


About Liz Schau

Liz Schau is a health writer whose focus is in nutrition, as well as natural and green living. She is both the resident GreenGirl for hangPROUD.com -- a site aimed at raising self-esteem in females of all ages, as well as a columnist for DearThyroid.org on which she writes "How To Kick Your Thyroid's Ass" -- an irreverent guide to better thyroid health. She can be reached at LizSchau@Gmail.com

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