Happy New Year! I am behind in blogging, so I thought I would repost from 4 years ago. This post is on wheat – one of the recent “findings” on wheat is that it is sprayed with Round Up (toxic chemicals) just before harvesting. There are many grains that are treated this way. One of the current health theories is that the spraying of Round Up is causing increased sensitivity to grains. If you don’t choose to avoid wheat, at least avoid toxic chemicals and go organic!
If you are still searching for a great health related New Year’s resolution, consider giving up white flour and products made from it. You might be amazed at how much better you feel.
White flour made from refined wheat is one of the most common food allergens today. Almost everybody who lives in the United States has some sensitivity to white flour and / or wheat.
Wheat used to be considered the staff of life, but now, thanks to processing, it is a dead and detrimental food. When you compare white flour to the wheat berry, processing removes 66 percent of the B vitamins, 70 percent of the minerals, 79 percent of the fiber, and 19 percent of the protein.
What is left is a “food” that forces the body to rob itself of essential minerals in order to be digested. Once these mineral stores are depleted, the “food” will…
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