To Eat or Not to Eat Gluten. My Experience with Gluten Sensitivity.

Gluten Free
Gluten Free?

Before getting into my experience with gluten sensitivity let’s talk very briefly about what gluten is, its sources, possible symptoms and how it causes problems.

What is gluten? 

Gluten is a sticky protein and its subset gliadin is what is harmful to some people.

Sources

It’s mainly found in wheat, barley and rye.  It is also found in oats but the gluten Continue reading “To Eat or Not to Eat Gluten. My Experience with Gluten Sensitivity.”

Almond Milk – It gets a bad rap, but should it?

 
Almond Milk gets a bad rap, but should it?

 

You know all those Got Milk ads right? I like them.  I wish they would say Got Almond Milk?  I don’t normally drink cow’s milk but the vision of a glass milk just appeals to me.  It always looks so refreshing and healthy.  It tastes great and has lots of nutrients.  I would probably give my kid cow’s milk if I had one (not chocolate milk which has too much added sugar).  Instead of cow’s milk I drink cashew milk or almond-coconut milk….the store bought kind.  Now herein lies the problem….. Continue reading “Almond Milk – It gets a bad rap, but should it?”