The Truth Behind Low-Carbohydrate Diets

We found this excellent article that debunks some of the common myths about whole grain.  The bottom line is that whole grains are good for you and can prevent serious ailments like diabetes and heart disease.  Here is a snippet from the article but be sure and read the whole thing at The Smoke and Mirrors Behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

"Celiac disease is a condition that affects fewer than one in one hundred people following the Western diet. These people must avoid gluten, found in high concentrations in wheat, barley, and rye. However, to put this real concern into a global, historical perspective, consider the importance of these three grains: they have served to fuel the development of civilizations throughout human history and still are a major source of calories, protein, vitamins, and minerals for billions of people. People without celiac disease, or the few other conditions that warrant elimination of these three specific grains, will find them an excellent source of nutrition."

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