9 Reasons to not eat Whole Wheat Crackers

I don't eat wheat crackers anymore. Why? Yes, they taste good. And, I still love them. But, what tastes good isn't necessarily good for you. They are so addictive, I can't stop until I eat the whole darned box! Really! They are designed to make you not stop eating them. All you do is want … Continue reading 9 Reasons to not eat Whole Wheat Crackers

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Healthy lettuce wraps: Wave ‘bye-bye’ to bread!

My wife doesn't eat much bread these days. I congratulate her for it. Bread is made from refined grains and can raise your blood sugar too quickly. It can also affect you because of the wheat gluten itself. And, I have my doubts about how healthy yeast is. There are though glutens in other grains … Continue reading Healthy lettuce wraps: Wave ‘bye-bye’ to bread!

Is eating Grain worth the risk: Why it may be healthier to ‘skip’ it

There's a lot of good and bad talk about about grain in that innocent looking bowl of cereal we may eat everyday. But, how do you know what you should believe? Foremost, you should learn to trust how your body feels after you eat grain. For example, if you eat bread, do you feel like … Continue reading Is eating Grain worth the risk: Why it may be healthier to ‘skip’ it

Resistant Starch Foods

Are resistant starch foods good for you? Potatoes and rice are essential staples in many societies. But, is all starch healthy? It seems to depend upon if the food is processed or not. For example, wheat crackers can make you gain weight because they can raise your blood sugar too high, too quickly. Opt for the resistant starch foods, instead. This type … Continue reading Resistant Starch Foods

The ‘skinny’ on the so called Gluten Free Diet

What is a gluten free diet? One evening my chest hurt from eating wheat granola and wheat English muffins. I woke up in the middle of the night and had to step outside and breathe fresh air. I felt like I was asphyxiated. I was experiencing a sense of impending doom. I didn't go to the emergency … Continue reading The ‘skinny’ on the so called Gluten Free Diet