Is ‘olive oil’ good for you? The surprising answer…

Is olive oil good for you? The quick answer is Continue reading “Is ‘olive oil’ good for you? The surprising answer…”


What is quinoa and why it replaces rice (hint: arsenic)

What is quinoa? Pronounced [ˈkēnwä]. It’s an alternative to eating wheat products and other grains you might be sensitive to. When you hear the word ‘gluten’, they are actually referring to grains such as Continue reading “What is quinoa and why it replaces rice (hint: arsenic)”

Is rice good for you? Depends where it’s grown (hint: arsenic)

Is rice good for you? Diets containing white rice, fruit and juices have cured disease in the past. Many cultures eat huge amounts of rice and are thin. I used to eat rice, but when I found out this very popular grain had a bad ingredient, I began to doubt its Continue reading “Is rice good for you? Depends where it’s grown (hint: arsenic)”

Grain free diet: Is ‘no grain’ healthiest?

Certain foods and drinks are triggers to one another. For example, if something you eat (namely refined grains like crackers, etc.) raises your blood sugar too quickly, you will eventually have an energy crash.

You then feel hungry and will want to finish the whole bag or box! Do we continue eating what we think tastes good and harms us or do we learn to Continue reading “Grain free diet: Is ‘no grain’ healthiest?”

Is gluten bad for you: The tasty alternatives

Is gluten bad for you? Wheat has gotten a good and bad rap. They say wheat fiber is good for you. But, did you know that every type of Continue reading “Is gluten bad for you: The tasty alternatives”

Pros and cons of a ‘no grain diet’

You have heard some bad things about wheat, but that’s not where it ends. Every grain has its own gluten. You might have noticed how many foods have the added ingredient of grain. It might have corn flour, wheat flour or even soy as added ingredients. You might not think any of these are unhealthy and don’t affect you, but how would you know for sure? Continue reading “Pros and cons of a ‘no grain diet’”

Refined Carbohydrates

When you grind a whole grain into a powder, something happens you don’t want to happen. It becomes Continue reading “Refined Carbohydrates”