Many people eat out a lot during the Holidays and my family was no exception. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, we ate at a restaurant probably more times than we did during the entire rest of the year!
Getting a decent restaurant meal that won’t give you a headache or make you feel sluggish the next day is challenging enough,
Gluten is a difficult to digest plant protein found in some grains such as wheat, rye, and barley. It was discovered by Buddhist monks in the 7th century who were searching for a substitute for meat and found that when dough is submerged in water, the starch washes off and a meat-like gummy mass remained –
Gluten allergies are clearly on the increase in our modern society. It seems like practically every other person I know these days has some sort of digestive issue that avoiding gluten would probably improve.
At the top of the list of gluten containing foods is wheat, the indisputable, primary staple of the Western diet and the very foundation of the hopelessly misguided USDA Food Pyramid.