List of Wheat Free Food

I have been asked if I have a list of wheat free food. So for today’s blog post, I am going to provide three lists to help someone journeying on a wheat free lifestyle. The first list is the list of food that are wheat free. The next list is the list of food that contains wheat and the last list is the list of food that may or may not contain wheat. They are extensive lists so hang on to your hats! Continue reading “List of Wheat Free Food”

On The Wheat Belly Train

In December 2014, I was going through the book and magazine section of my local drug store when a book caught my eye. Since I had done that little blood sugar experiment on myself, I was looking for more information on the effects of grains on health. The book by Dr. William Davis called “Wheat Belly” literally jumped out at me. I had found my reading material for the week. I was hooked. I learned about the human-engineered hybridizations that make up the various strains of modern wheat. I learned about the effects that eating this wheat had on the different systems in a person’s body. Continue reading “On The Wheat Belly Train”

Whole Grains And Blood Sugar

First, I would like to say, welcome to my blog. This is my first venture into the world of Blogging and I decided to concentrate on an area in my life that is near and dear to me, “FOOD!” Not just the run of the mill everyday food but the food that I have always gravitated towards. The food that will keep me healthy. Currently, at the time that I am writing this post, I am a 57 year old woman, a nurse and a diabetes educator. I am basically healthy and not on any medications. I do have arthritis but I do not have any problems with weight, blood pressure or diabetes. As any “older” person can tell you, as you gain in years, you also can accumulate more and more health issues. Have you ever been to a social event and ended up sitting at a table where the older people there were swapping stories of their latest aches, pains and illnesses? I am bound and determined to keep my body in a good a shape as possible and not fall into the trap of talking about my latest trip to the doctor to people I rarely know. Health is the greatest gift that a person can bestow on themselves and I believe that everyone is in the driver’s seat when it comes to maintaining their own health. Continue reading “Whole Grains And Blood Sugar”