“Gluten: A Gut Feeling” investigates the health effects of gluten. In recent years, the benefits of a gluten-free diet have become widely recognized, its popularity fueled by celebrity endorsements and an increasing number of books.
Even if you feel you already eat a basically healthy diet, the majority of you will highly benefit from starting at Level 1- as there are basic requirements in this plan that may take time and patience to integrate into your daily life.
While eliminating wheat from your diet is an excellent and necessary step for improving health, it may not be alone sufficient, especially in those with serious health challenges. According to a series of articles on the website Green Med Info, there are other foods in the Western diet that have properties similar to wheat, because they contain “chitin binding lectins”, which are similar to wheat lectin (WGA).
Coconut milk, coconut oil, and coconut water are recognized as beneficial, functional foods in the US, but few are availing themselves of one of coconuts’ best uses of all – coconut flour. Coconut flour can be used to replace wheat flour and other types of grain-based flours in baked goods and other recipes.
By Dr. Mercola An estimated 26 million Americans suffer with migraines. Approximately 80 percent of them are women. All in all, about one in five women get migraines while only one in 16 men get them, according to migraines.org. About 60 percent of women affected have menstrual-related migraines, meaning it tends to coincide with their menstrual cycle.