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Gluten allergy or intolerance is fairly common these days. What is Gluten, though? Gluten is a group of proteins largely found in grains like wheat, barley, rye and spelt, amongst which wheat is the most consumed grain. When water is mixed with flour for kneading, gluten make the dough sticky to give it a chewy texture. Gluten is basically a combination of two main proteins called gliadin and gluten in. Gluten is not bad for everyone neither everyone is advised to consume gluten free diet. However, Gliadin can be very dangerous for people suffering from gluten allergy or intolerance and when this allergy reaches to its most severe stage, it is called ‘Celiac disease’. Some of symptoms of gluten allergy are as following:

  • Digestion disorders
  • Stomachache
  • Headache or migraine
  • tiredness
  • Rashes on skin
  • Weight loss
  • Mild depression
  • Numbness in limbs
  • Mental fatigue

These symptoms may relate to some other disease as well, nevertheless you continuously face them without any recognized reason. However, sometimes it may not show any symptoms for a long period of time or it can be inherited.


To deal with this allergy it is advisable to follow gluten free diet strictly. Few nonfood items may also contain gluten like cosmetic products, bath products, etc. Now a days, a number of gluten free products are easily available in market. Main challenge comes with bakery goods, to replace wheat or refined flour to get desirable results. Using gluten free flours for baking or for preparing other recipes may taste different but serve plenty of nutrients. The most commonly used flours for gluten free preparations are:

  • Rice flour
  • Millet flour
  • Maize flour
  • Almond flour
  • Quinoa flour
  • Oat flour
  • Gram flour etc.

To ensure that these flours are gluten contamination free, milling own gluten free flour at home under their own supervision is the best way. Dietitian Thompson’s research revealed that inherently, gluten free items can be contaminated with gluten. Therefore, to ensure optimum hygiene and nutrition, Hawos Greenfuture introduces the best milling option through its wooden atta chakkis. These domestic mills are highly recommended for fresh flour/spices and pulses of your choice for milling flours which are totally free from gluten. Milling through these German atta chakkis is fun and is neither tiring nor time-consuming process, right from installation to wind up the process. Now one can grind any ingredient under utmost hygienic surroundings and enjoy the delicacies without being scared of any gluten content.


So enjoy your food, it is not your enemy.

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  1. Like!! Great article post.Really thank you! Really Cool.

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