More and more Americans are nixing gluten from their diet, either because they must or they choose to. And we’re all finding out the same thing – it costs a lot more.
The federal government has subsidized wheat for at least a century to help agriculture thrive and keep the needy fed. Its low cost and complete versatility has made it the backbone of the American diet.
As for the rest of us, well, we take our pocketbook in our hands every time we enter the grocery store, to say nothing of a health food shop.