The Gluten Free Diet Trend & Eating Disorders

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Gluten-free is a new dietary trend that has emerged over the past several years. In individuals who struggle with eating disorders, the concern is whether they may actually have celiac disease or these individuals are self diagnosing as a way to restrict intake of food. Celiac disease is defined by the National Institutes of Health […]

What is a Gluten-Free Diet?

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A Gluten-Free Diet is a diet that is avoiding gliadin, the protein offender in gluten. Gluten is found in all forms of wheat, common cereal grains and also in rye, oats and barley. Wheat also includes semolina, durum, spelt, triticale, and kamut. Being on a gluten-free diet is not just the avoidance of bread and […]

Pumpkin Bread Bliss…in Four Acts

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Some kitchen tools are so handy that after you’ve used them once, you can’t imagine going without them ever again.  This four-loaf tray is one of those: not only is it perfect for making gift loaves, it’s an ideal way to make one loaf and then be able to freeze/save half of it for later.  […]

You Can Try This If You Only Have 48 Hrs. to Slim Your Stomach

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According to a recent article from Health Magazine/March 2011 issue; this is great advice for slimming for an important event when you are very short on time! Its good solid advice and and by modifying it afterwards with some more healthy carbs like whole grains, nuts/seeds and fruit; healthy fat daily, this little plan is […]

Spelt: What is it? Superior Spelt Bread Recipe

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Spelt makes a comeback. The best new grain has a long history. Sometimes the original ideas are still the best. The wheel hasn’t changed much in thousands of years, and tasty and nutritious spelt, one of the first grains to be grown by early farmers as long ago as 5,000 BC., is finding renewed popularity […]