Gluten Sensitivity: What we know is that we know very little

Gluten Sensitivity: What we know is that we know very little

Gluten free living has hit critical mass, with millions of Americans opting for a lifestyle that purports to help with digestion, general health, and in some minds – weight management. We recently caught up with Registered Dietitian Rachel Begun, an … Continue reading

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Your Favorite Gluten Free Foods Are…?

Your Favorite Gluten Free Foods Are…?

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  The Gluten Free product category has been booming in recent years, reaching close to $3 Billion in sales last year. Although less than 1% of Americans suffer from Celiac disease, … Continue reading

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Is Gluten-Free Just A Fad?

Is Gluten-Free Just A Fad?

This is a guest blog post by David Katz, M.D. There is a sizable, but still decidedly minority population that can benefit in terms of feeling better by excluding gluten, entirely or mostly, from their diets. There is a population … Continue reading

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The Downside of Gluten-Free Food

The Downside of Gluten-Free Food

Had you been living on a remote tropical island for the past 10 years and just returned home, you’d be surprised by some of the changes on your local supermarket shelves. One of the hottest trends in the last few … Continue reading

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7 Things to Know about Maltodextrin [Food Additive]

7 Things to Know about Maltodextrin [Food Additive]

1. Maltodextrin is a polysaccharide that is used as a food additive. A polysaccharide is a type of carbohydrate. 2. It appears as a white powder. 3. Maltodextrin is produced from starches of corn, wheat, potatoes or rice. 4. Its … Continue reading

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