Some of the grains are also complete protein. Quinoa can be part of the protein for a meal. Am I on the right track to think that your thyroid crashed badly?
Mine has gone all over the place till I went gf. I have found other benefits as well. My intestines are not stressed, and the pain I live with is usually not too bad.
Tell yourself that GF foods are expensive and so you need to ration them. That's the one way I've done it. Last night I fixed my guys a fave which is higher in calorie and not GF. I had leftovers which were, and a big salad. I do a lot of salads these days.
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