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How good is gluten for humans?

29 Apr
Breads are common to most cultures. I have not come across a culture that does not have a bread as a staple.  How were breads made in the past and with what were they made.  Ethiopians use a couple of flours that have no gluten – teff and false banana (Enset); when I was growing up my mother made bread but added grated plantain to  the flour – she made the best breads and bakes.  Flours have never bothered me personally but I wonder if I should eliminate the gluten whether it would promote better better health. 
The number of people suffering from gluten-related illnesses appear to be growing so we have to take a closer look at  gluten.  Here is an article that may trigger more questions or greater understanding of  gluten and its impact on our health:
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