Gluten is found in wheat and some other grains. It's in foods people eat every day. Many people can eat it without problems. Others have a disease that makes gluten damage their bodies. This book uncovers the nutritional benefits of foods containing gluten, how gluten interacts with the body, and how to include it as part of a balanced diet. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.