Give Me a Side of Gluten

By now you’ve probably heard the joke about the vegan, the crossfitter, and a gluten-free person walking into the bar. We know they did because they told everyone in the first 30 seconds.

Obviously for those individuals with what is called celiac disease, avoiding gluten helps them escape painful intestinal discomfort. And for the rest of us – the majority of people who don’t have that disease – hearing about gluten has become a way of life. As Jimmy Fallon puts it, “It’s been discovered that 1% of the population is allergic to gluten, and 99% of the population is sick of hearing about it.”