Vancouver Sun article: What you should know about carbs, glycemic index and gluten

Sun Run Training Week 3: A closer look at gluten


In this week's article in the Vancouver Sun, I explain the current trends in nutrition about gluten and gluten-free diets. The main message: unless you have celiac disease or diagnosed gluten sensitivity, don't be afraid of gluten!

Here's a taste of the new article:

"Never before has there been so much confusion and controversy about gluten, flour and carbs. We see so many foods labelled “gluten free” that it’s made us question whether this thing called “gluten” is something we should all be avoiding? Allow me to clarify..."

Click here to read more on the Vancouver Sun's website.


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