Can I Eat Bread and Still Lose Weight?

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So, you are a bread lover, too? I used to love eating bread. I mean lots of bread. Sourdough bread was my favorite. I went 'hog wild' over it, and I abused it. I used to get the whole grain. Really good. Loved that sourdough taste. And, I loved butter on it. Wonderful! But, I …

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

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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

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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 …

The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?

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This site is about how to lose weight. When you lose weight eating whole food first, you receive an unexpected benefit: improved health. I lost nearly fifty pounds eating plant based food. I share what I eat and why I eat that way throughout this site. Above all else, and probably the most important thing to remember …

Resistant Starch Foods

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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 …

Against All Grain: The good, bad and ugly truth

Is there a valid case against all grain? Why shouldn't I eat grain, they say it's good for me! Yet, grain is used for feed to Cows, Horses and Pigs who have flat teeth to chew it and the stomachs to digest it. Am I against all grain? Not exactly. But, I only eat brown rice, potatoes (tuber) and beans …