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Is barley gluten vegan?

Barley gluten is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is barley gluten?

Barley gluten is a protein derived from barley grains that provides elasticity and texture to baked goods. It can be used as a substitute for wheat gluten in gluten-free recipes or added to bread dough to improve its rise and structure. Barley gluten is also a source of plant-based protein, containing essential amino acids that are beneficial for muscle growth and repair. Additionally, it is high in fiber and low in fat, making it a healthy addition to any diet. However, individuals with celiac disease or gluten intolerance should avoid consuming barley gluten.

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