Some people legitimately can't eat gluten for medical reasons, but Jimmy Kimmel recently discovered this week that lot of people don't eat it because ...
Well, we honestly don't know. In fact, they can't even tell you what gluten is, so if you're waiting for an explanation that has any merit, don't hold your breath.
NOTE: If you're going to swear off of a type of food, you may want to have some grasp of what it is you're eschewing and why. Just an idea, gluten-free citizens:
Gluten, according to the Internet, is composed of the gliadin and glutenin proteins and is responsible for the elasticity of dough. The more you know!
The reason people hate on it? Gluten intolerance is commonly known as celiac disease, which affects one in every 141 people in the United States.
Sounds pretty rough ... if you actually have that. Not if someone in your yoga class told you gluten is bad and you talk about it just to sound trendy.
More classic Kimmel clips after the jump ...