Trying To Lose Weight? That Gluten-free Diet Won't Help: Could Be Eating Up To 14 Times The Fat Foun

But those who chose a gluten-free diet could be eating up to 14 times the amount of fat found in bread, biscuits and pasta. Free from sections in supermarkets have become a trendy byword for weight loss for many shoppers who have decided to cut gluten out of their diets. Marks & Spencers wheat-free bread contains almost three times more fat than the regular version But these gluten-free foods could be less healthy than a carbohydrate-heavy diet because many of them contain high amounts of fat and sugar, warn nutritionists. Research shows Tescos gluten-free pitta bread contains five times as much fat as the stores own brand, while Genius gluten-free crumpets sold in Asda have 14 times the fat content of the supermarkets standard range. Now there's no excuse! Eating a healthy diet costs just 1 extra a day, researchers claim Marks & Spencers wheat-free bread contains almost three times more fat than the regular version. Gluten-free products were originally designed for those with coeliac disease, a life-long condition that causes the small intestine to become inflamed because of an intolerance to the protein composite. But in response to demand from shoppers, most British supermarkets now offer a wide range of gluten-free products to replace bread, pasta, porridge oats and cereal. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, left, and tennis player Novak Djokovic, right, both swear by a gluten free diet The gluten-free market is now worth 175million, compared with 123million in 2010. But nutritionists say the trend is based on dangerous misconceptions about how cutting out gluten can affect health and help weight loss. The Food Doctor author and leading nutritionist Ian Marber said: There are some spurious claims and misleading information that lead people to self-diagnose when it comes to eating gluten. Celebrity culture doesnt help. I know people who say I get bloated after a big bowl of pasta and think theyre allergic or lose weight if they go gluten-free. you could check here