Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
10,000-14,999 SparkPoints 11,717

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."
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
    Nice article thanks!

    Yeah.....wheat, grains, carbs....we have gone way overboard by depending so much on these in all our foods
    999 days ago
  • SKATER787
    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.
    1000 days ago
    Exotec you're braver than me lol!
    1000 days ago
    OMG, EXOTEC, NOOOOOO!!!!! It's too dangerous out there in Dieticianbeckyland!

    BR>Excellent article. I posted the link in the Grain Brain team. Thanks!
    1000 days ago
    I could not agree more! emoticon
    1000 days ago
    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

    1000 days ago
    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.

    1000 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.