Gluten Free Diet

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A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes the protein gluten.  Gluten is found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye. A gluten-free diet is used to treat celiac disease. Gluten causes inflammation in the small intestines of people with celiac disease. Eating a gluten-free diet helps people with celiac disease control their signs… Read more »

Are nuts a good protein source?

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Before I can accurately answer that question I need to explain the nutritional values and amino acid profiles for nuts. Just for this example I will use almonds as they seem to be very popular, especially in the raw food and vegan community, for adding extra protein to your diet. Nutritional Values for Almonds One… Read more »

Are you getting enough protein?

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How much protein do you need? I actually have no idea when it comes to exact grams, percentage of body weight or other scientific formulas. I have learned from my extensive nutrition training so many different formulas that even I am confused. I’m not even going to go there because I want to keep this… Read more »