Gluten is the primary protein in wheat and other grains (barley, rye, and spelt). When gluten flours are mixed with water they create a 3D network, which gives dough elasticity and viscosity. This makes things like pizza (super doughy) a nightmare for people with gluten sensitivity. For those with Celiac Disease or a gluten sensitivity, gluten can cause multiple health problems.
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