Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Book Review: “Grain Brain”

View here on Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/Grain-Brain-Surprising-Sugar-Your-Killers/dp/031623480X Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly In his latest book, neurologist Perlmutter (The Better Brain Book) declares war on a common foodstuff, attributing a bewilderingly wide assortment of maladies to the consumption of gluten, a substance found in bread and other stock foods. Contrasting modern humans against idealized humans of the […]

How to Go Gluten-Free “Nine Steps to Ditch the Gluten” By Jane Anderson

If you’re diagnosed with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, you’ll need to learn how to eat gluten-free. Or, you may decide to try a gluten-free diet even without a diagnosis — you may believe gluten-free may help you lose weight or improve another health condition you have. But what does it really mean to “go gluten-free”? Regardless of your reasons for […]

Gluten-free is ‘nonsense’ says Wheat Belly author

The author and cardiologist says gluten-free diets have tricked people into replacing one problem with another. He says a lot of gluten-free foods are made with “junk carbohydrate ingredients” — corn flour, rice flour, potato starch and corn starch — which he says raise blood sugar and are contributing factors to hypertension, cataracts, heart disease and […]

Raising Kids Gluten-Free in an “Eat your Wheaties” Culture

by Dara Thompson www.kqed.org In a culture where we have been told for decades to “eat your Wheaties” raising children gluten-free requires a new paradigm. Wheat is one of our staple food crops and for many years whole wheat was synonymous with health food. These days, however, it is out of favor. A growing body […]

Great source for Halloween Candy – Gluten free check!

http://www.myglutenfacts.com/2013-gluten-free-halloween-candy-list/

‘Gluten Free’ Now a Required Option Under the ADA

Gluten refers to the proteins that occur naturally in wheat, rye, barley and crossbreeds of these grains. The U.S. market for gluten-free products has grown rapidly, reaching $4.2 billion in 2013. It is on pace to reach $6.6 billion by 2017. Why do consumers care if a product is gluten-free?   Gluten Causes Certain Diseases […]