November 29, 2011 @ 9:26 AM
Gluten is the latest buzz word floating around the health and fitness industry. I’m sure that you’ve heard of it and I’m certain that you’ve probably seen the label “Gluten-Free” on food packages claiming they are healthier alternatives. So two questions remain, is it really healthier and ultimately, is gluten making you fatter?
Many people are intolerant to gluten (celiacs) and more and more people are finding out they are sensitive to gluten. Symptoms can include bloating, fatigue, food malabsorption, constipation, or diarrhea just to name a few. So is gluten-free the answer to better health?
First of all what is it? Gluten is simply a ...
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This pink logo is the international symbol for irradiated foods, called the Radura. Irradiation is the process of zapping conventional foods with radiation levels up to 500,000,000 chest x-rays or 10,000 times a human lethal dose. Today, more than 40 food products dispersed throughout 37 countries are irradiated. Although the FDA claims "irradiation is an important food safety tool in fighting food borne illness", according to Green Med Info, "...food irradiation destroys much of the vitamin content of food, produces a number of toxic byproducts: formaldehyde, benzene, and formic acid, as well as unique radiolytic products, e.g. 2-alklycyclobutanoes, that have been demonstrated to be ...