I am still not sure if wheat bothers me, in that it causes leaky gut and then inflammation throughout my body. It is possible other ingredients within the bread are causing it, not simply the gluten. You might be buying 100% whole wheat, but it may have other ingredients causing you pain. You might want … Continue reading Are You Sure Wheat Actually Bothers You? Or, Is The Culprit Other Ingredients In Your Bread?
Health, diet and weight loss has been for me at least, an ongoing study where I am learning all the time. It's so easy to get fooled into buying something you know for certain you shouldn't eat at the grocery store, especially if you haven't learned to not shop hungry. 'I make my wife a … Continue reading What! No Cheese on my Pizza? Here’s why You Won’t Miss it…
I always loved bread and cold cereal. I could eat a whole loaf of sour dough myself with butter on it. But, what does grain do that's good for you? I know how it makes me feel in the morning when I eat a big bowl of cereal the night before. Here's what happens to … Continue reading Why Stop Eating Bread? (And, Other Foods You Thought Were Healthy)
I am not going out of my way to 'bash' all grains. I 'used to' love eating the majority of them. Although, I have not been tested for a 'sensitivity' to wheat gluten, (and, others like corn, barley and rye) I feel eating any of these causes 'leaky gut' in me. Also, most grains are … Continue reading Giving Up Eating All Grain: 5 Healthy Reasons
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
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!
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
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 Are Resistant Starch Foods like Potatoes, Rice and Beans Good for You?
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