Breaking Down Grains
If I had to pick what causes some of the most confusion when it comes to discussing nutrition, I think I would have to go with carbohydrates. When people hear the word, most immediately think of bread, and I would even say grains for that matter. Many don't even realize that all vegetables are considered carbohydrates, as well as, all fruits. So let's answer some common questions.
What is a carbohydrate?
Are Complex carbs really better?
I thought whole grains were better? How can that be if it's absorbed the same?
And what about gluten?
Gluten Sensitivity? Celia? What's the Deal?
It seems everyone is gluten sensitive these days, why?
But I've heart Gluten-Free is often worse than the 'regular' stuff?
So what to do?
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