Not all Philosophy Products are gluten-free, according to beautifullyglutenfree. Even though Philosophy Products contains some gluten-free products, not all of their products are gluten-free.
The rest of the article will detail the factors surrounding what gluten is, why gluten-free is important, what to look for in ingredients for gluten-free, which ingredients are gluten-free, and how to tell which Philosophy Products are gluten-free.
What is gluten?
Gluten is a specific protein found in cereal grains. The most common sources of gluten are wheat, durum, spelt, Khorasan, barley, and rye. Gluten content varies according to the source. For example, the gluten content in the protein of bread wheat is 75-85%.
Why is gluten-free important?
Gluten can cause very bad reactions in those who are sensitive to this specific protein. The reactions include inflammatory, immunological and autoimmune reactions. In celiac disease, 1-2% have gluten-related disorders. If non-celiac, 0.5-13% have gluten-related disorders.
How do I know if a specific Philosophy Products contains gluten?
By examining the ingredients of a particular Philosophy Products item, it can be determined if the product contains gluten. Look for anything that says gluten, wheat protein, hydrolyzed wheat protein, wheat starch, hydrolyzed wheat starch, wheat flour, bread flour, and bleached flour.
How do I know which ingredients are gluten-free?
If the product says it contains wheat, then this means that it contains gluten. Other things to look for on the label are wheat, barley, rye, malt, brewer’s yeast, and oats. However, if the oats are specifically labeled gluten-free, then it is ok.
Which Philosophy Products contain gluten?
According to celiac.com, the products that contain gluten are save me, amazing grace conditioner, shear splendor conditioner, big blow off, time on your hands, and pigment of your imagination. All other products are gluten-free. The ingredient list of the product can be examined to double-check.