gluten free diet

How Gluten Promotes Leaky Gut (Even if You are NOT Gluten Sensitive)

You've heard a lot about the benefits of a gluten-free diet. You may have even made the choice to eliminate grains and gluten from your diet. And you've probably also seen the backlash against this way of eating from a few vocal bloggers, journalists, doctors and possibly even your own friends and family. Case in point: We recently came across an article in Time, titled, “Eat More Gluten, The … [Read more...]

Is Quinoa Healthy? (Gluten, Leaky Gut + More)

If you’ve recently adopted a gluten free diet, you may be experimenting with adding foods like healthy quinoa, buckwheat and amaranth to your diet. Because these foods have many of the same culinary characteristics of wheat, they can easily be used in recipes for pancakes, muffins, cakes and other baked goods. They even have a similar taste and texture of traditional grain-based … [Read more...]

Is a Gluten Allergy Affecting YOUR Health? (3 Easy Ways to Tell)

You've seen stars like Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham and Jennifer Aniston touting the benefits. You've noticed dozens of new products lining the shelves of your local grocer. And you've probably even seen gluten free options popping up on restaurant menus and in bakeries. And with all this fanfare, you may wonder if "going gluten free" is just another food fad... or if it could be a path to … [Read more...]

A Gluten Free Diet for Weight Loss (Not So Fast!)

If you've gone gluten-free, you've probably noticed some significant changes in your health. Better digestion, more energy and a brighter mood are what most people report feeling after a few weeks on a gluten free diet. But what about a gluten free diet for weight loss? Isn't a going gluten free supposed to help you lose weight? While removing gluten can certainly reduce inflammation - a … [Read more...]

Brain Allergies: Can Gluten Make You Depressed?

Most of us know that indulging in a diet of processed foods, unhealthy fats and sugar is a recipe for a low mood. But what many people don't know is that whole grains - touted as the "staff of life" - can also cause mood and behavior problems. And the reason? Brain allergies, often caused by gluten. When you think of food allergies, you might think of rashes and abdominal discomfort. But … [Read more...]

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