It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian.
One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce... Read more
Greek yogurt is a staple for most healthy eaters--and for good reason. Even the fat-free varieties are thick and tangy with a luxurious texture. The yogurt also has twice the protein as regular yogurt. Beyond eating it plain or with granola and berri... Read more
Got a tough one for you. I'm looking for a cupcake recipe that doesn't have sugar or Splenda, I do have stevia leaf that I'm wanting to use if needed. Oh yea n if possible not a chocolate cupcake. I'm needing this for someone's birthday and they don'... Read more
As a kid October has always been to me the free candy month. Forget about ghost or trick or treating. Now it candy bowl central at my job. How you avoid snacking or the temptation of candy every where. Help... Read more
Almost two weeks ago I started eating basically gluten/grain free and very little dairy. Well this morning I was up at 3 a.m. couldn't sleep. Decided to have a bowl of Kashi with lactose free milk and paid dearly for it. Would my body know this alrea... Read more
If anyone is interested Canvas Network has a free online class called Health and Wellness 101: Everyday small changes. It is done by Kansas State University. You can't beat free education.... Read more
My 14 year old was just diagnosed with acid reflux yesterday. I've pulled ground turkey out of the freezer with the intention of making taco meatloaf but I can't do that now. Everything I make with ground turkey has an acidic base to it. Does anyone... Read more
A friend told me about this product. i tried it and it was really good.here is the nutrition facts itsNut-freePeanut-freeTree nut-freeGluten-freeDairy-free27% RDA of Vitamin E8% of ironDouble the fiber of peanut butter with the same level of proteinN... Read more
Gluten is a protein found in products made from wheat, rye and some forms of oats. In some people, gluten can trigger an immune response, which damages the fingerlike projections of the small intestine known as villi causing them to become flattened... Read more
Everyone seems to be on a gluten-free diet, and new gluten-free products keep cropping up on store shelves. But is gluten really bad for you? And can nixing it help you lose weight? “Many people are misinformed about who should be on a gluten-f... Read more
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