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Why Are We Still Eating White Bread?

Here is a question for the gluten-tolerant of the group: Are you white or wheat? Actually this question could use some diversification. Maybe we could ask, “Are you white or spelt, amaranth, rye, or a…

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For Clearer Thinking, Avoid Grains

Photo Courtesy Of:  Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you're going …

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Food Highs: Can Some Benign Ingredients Really Take You Higher?

The market is currently flooded with a literally dizzying array of foods and drinks whose sole purpose is mood enhancement and consciousness modification. These include everything from turbocharge…

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Common Ingredient Linked to Mental Illness

A recent study in the journal Biological Psychiatry found that gluten sensitivity may be linked to schizophrenia and psychosis.  Scientists at the Department of Pediatrics, John Hopkins School of Medi…

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Green Manure Crops

Keeping your gardens covered with green manure crops is an excellent way to keep your soil healthy in between growing seasons, as it helps to control the weeds and protects the soil. Sun and heavy…

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