Gluten Free

The Side Effects & Symptoms of Statin Medications

…elevations will come down. Q: Is it safe for someone who has had a heart attack and four stents to stop taking a statin medication? My husband is gluten free and has completely changed his diet, and he has lost a lot weight and has reduced his inflammation. A: Your husband is doing everything right, but…

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On the Menu: Mediterranean Chicken

…along with garlic, roasted peppers, and more. Mediterranean Chicken (Makes 2 servings) Ingredients: 8 oz. organic or free range chicken breast, cubed or sliced 4 Tbsp. flour (gluten-free preferred) 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 roasted red peppers, from a jar, cut into strips…

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The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…being absorbed as well. I follow the 80/20 rule when it comes to meat. That means 80 percent of the diet should be vegetables, fruit, and non GMO gluten-free grains with fiber, and 20 percent meat. Again, it’s all about balance. 9. Vitamins alone will protect me. A lot of people think they can eat anything…

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Debunking the Gluten-Free Myth

gluten-free diet is that they eat foods that are high in sugar which can cause inflammation and weight gain. Gluten-free diets have received a lot of press in the last few years—with people touting it as the “secret to better health and weight loss.” But is it in your best interest to go gluten

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Made Over

…5.5 oz. can of low-sodium V-8 juice 1 Tbsp. dried parsley 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1 large egg, beaten 1 tsp. honey 2 tsp. gluten free Worcestershire sauce 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard? 1/2 tsp. dried marjoram TOPPING 1/2 cup unsalted tomato sauce 1 tsp. honey Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…Maple Syrup in small amounts. * DO Use Coconut Spread which is a healthy alternative to butter and margarine. Personally, my favorite breakfast is gluten-free bread, with coconut oil spread and mashed avocado. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite healthy breakfast choice? You May Also Be Interested…

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For Heart-Healthy Eating, Choose More Fats & Less Carbs

…mantra is “lose the wheat, lose the weight.” His advice was motivated by the fact that our modern-day wheat contains gliadine, a protein from gluten, which has an opiate-like effect in the body—causing you to crave more wheat. Dr. Gary Taubes reinforced Davis’ message for me when he lectured…

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