Gluten Free Chocolate | Foodfacts.com

Gluten Free Chocolate | Foodfacts.com

Foodfacts.com Blog readers well know that, for people with celiac disease, a digestive system disease, chocolates are not considered as feel-good treats. Foods such as chocolates contain a type of protein known as gluten which causes problems for people who are gluten-intolerant. Regular intake of gluten-rich food such as chocolates could gradually damage the villi found in the small intestine. Once the villi are damaged, the body would not be able to absorb the nutrients properly and this could result to other serious problems. This is what people with Celiac disease are trying to avoid that’s why they try to avoid eating chocolates. (more…)