9 Reasons to not eat Whole Wheat Crackers

wheat crackers are junk food, gluten, gliadin, inflammation, leaky gut

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 …

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

wheat gluten, gliadin, lettuce wrap, wheat sensitivity, grain

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 …

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

is grain worth the risk to your health, gluten free, gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, immune reponse

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 …

Resistant Starch Foods

starch, resistant starch, gluten, gliadin, blood sugar

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 …

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 …