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A Dietitianís Confession: Why Iím Turning My Back on Whole Grains

Monday, January 27, 2014

"Oh if I had a dollar for every time I scoffed at someone going on a gluten-free diet because it was ďthe thingĒ to do. For people with celiac disease, eating wheat can be a matter of life and death; good health and bad. But for someone who gives wheat and baked goods up just because Elizabeth Hasselback said it was cool, ha!

And then I had to give up wheat."

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GETSTRONGRRR 1/27/2014 6:33PM

    Nice article thanks!

Yeah.....wheat, grains, carbs....we have gone way overboard by depending so much on these in all our foods

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SKATER787 1/27/2014 11:19AM

    LOL. Are you guys picking on Becky? Or is it the other way around? ;)

I was also a whole grain preacher. But on a lark, tried cutting out the grains and lost weight that I haven't been able to for decades despite hard exercise. I'm getting my blood test results together. But so far, my elevated blood pressure is now normal (110/80) at last doctor's visit.

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    Exotec you're braver than me lol!

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WOUBBIE 1/27/2014 10:17AM

    OMG, EXOTEC, NOOOOOO!!!!! It's too dangerous out there in Dieticianbeckyland!

BR>Excellent article. I posted the link in the Grain Brain team. Thanks!

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GOOSIEMOON 1/27/2014 10:07AM

    I could not agree more! emoticon

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EXOTEC 1/27/2014 10:00AM

    Forgive me, JERF... I had to hijack your link!
I'll probably regret it, because I posted it *out in the open* on the Diet & Nutrition forum.

pray for me


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MADEIT3 1/27/2014 9:54AM

    Loved the article. I believe that wheat, sugars including artificial sugars, and hormones/antibiotics for meat/poultry has caused the obesity epidemic. I do much better when I'm not eating anything that includes these three.

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