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Jimmy Kimmel dismisses the Gluten Free diet as ‘annoying’.

I am baffled. Why would you go to the trouble of eating a gluten-free diet (which as people who actually can’t eat gluten will know, can be literally and metaphorically, a pain in the arse) if you don’t even know what gluten is? The Jimmy Kimmel show did a segment where they asked a few choice (clueless) people on the gluten free diet to explain what exactly gluten is. As a coeliac, there is so much wrong with this. First of all, why are they so set on trying to catch people out? Is eating a gluten free diet really so offensive? Yes, there may be some people who eat gluten free because it is the latest thing to do at the gym, but I would bet money that the majority of people do it for genuine health reasons. Personally I fail to see much cause for it otherwise. I say this as a lifelong coeliac who has embraced the gluten free diet (and writes this blog about the lovely GF food that I find!). Even looking at the positives, …