Wheat

Debunking the Gluten-Free Myth

…interest to go gluten free? To answer that question, let’s take a closer look at gluten. What is gluten? Simply put, gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, oats, and other grains. For those with Celiac disease, eating even a small amount of gluten can cause damage to the villi—the microscopic…

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9 Secrets for Achieving a Healthy Weight

…your system longer—keeping your metabolism up so you burn more calories. 2. Restrict carbohydrates to 10-20% of your daily caloric intake, and nix wheat, white flour, and sugar to lose the weight. This includes removing alcohol from your diet since wine, beer, or any alcohol is converted to sugar in…

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Cardiovascular Nutrition for Kids

…organic skim, lowfat, or whole milk * 2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil * 1 egg * 1 Tbsp. honey * 1/3 cup molasses * 1 tsp. vanilla extract * 1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour * 1 tsp. baking powder * 2 apples, grated and coated with 1 tsp. cinnamon * Preheat oven to 350° F. * Spray twelve 2½ -inch muffin cups with…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…“gut-friendly” bacteria with prebiotics and probiotics. You can get prebiotics naturally by eating whey protein, bananas, onion, garlic, whole wheat, barley, rye, and artichokes. Both soy and organic cow’s milk yogurt are full of live bacteria strains that serve as probiotics, or you can take a…

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Immune-Boosting Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

…carbohydrates, healthy fats, and quality proteins before and after the holiday—if not through it. It’s also important to avoid sugary/processed foods, wheat, and dairy products which can suppress the immune system in some individuals. * Fight microbes with microbes, by taking probiotics. These healthy bacteria…

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10 Unhealthy Foods to Avoid

…body converts white flour to sugar, which spikes your blood sugar and contributes to inflammation. When eating healthier, you want to opt for whole wheat. Or, better yet look for glucose-free options like quinoa. * Sugar. Again, it spikes your blood sugar and contributes to inflammation. If you want to…

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Why a Raw Food Diet is Better Than an Antacid

…control weight. When you look for a greens product for your raw food diet, check to see that it contains at least the following: * Barley greens, wheat grass, and spirulina are loaded with chlorophyll that stimulates metabolism, boosts immune function, and detoxifies your system. * Alfalfa has incredible…

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