If you’re like many people, you may be wondering whether adopting a gluten-free diet could make you healthier and maybe even help you lose weight in the process. After all, visit any grocery store and you’ll see entire aisles devoted to gluten-free foods, many with tantalizing claims of health and vitality.
At the same time, you’ve undoubtedly heard the talk — and science — behind low-carbohydrate diets (keto, anyone?). Maybe you’ve even tried a low-carb diet meal plan yourself and had success at dropping weight.
It does get confusing, though — are gluten-free diets the same as low-carb diets? After all, both avoid or limit some carbohydrates, and both have a reputation for helping with weight loss. But as it turns out, there’s more to the story than that.
Read on for common questions about the two types of meal plans and find out if one is better than the other for helping promote health and weight loss.