Category Archive for: ‘Whole-food Nutrition’

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    What’s the Trouble with Gluten?

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    The usual gas and bloating. I had to laugh when a client wrote this on a symptom questionnaire, as if these conditions were a normal part of human development. “Oh, look. Timmy’s front teeth are coming in.” “That’s not all. He’s also getting the usual …

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    What Are The Best Fats/Oils To Cook With?

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    For years we’ve been told that the healthiest oils to cook with are polyunsaturated fats such as vegetable oil, soybean oil, grapeseed oil, safflower oil, corn oil, etc., and that we should avoid altogether saturated fats like butter and coconut oil. But a simple glance …

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    Balancing Your Blood Sugar with the Glycemic Index

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    In the body, all carbohydrate-based foods—such as sugar, grains, beans, vegetables, and fruit—convert primarily to glucose, or “blood sugar.” But different foods break down to blood sugar at very different rates.

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