Monthly Archives: July 2011

Herbicide-resistant wheat?

It’s called Clearfield. Clearfield wheat is the product of “hybridization” research at BASF, an international chemical company. “Hybridization” is a loosely used term. Hybridization techniques fall within the range of “traditional breeding methods.” In common usage, of course, hybridization simply … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly: Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re wondering what the heck this whole Wheat Belly thing is all about, here’s a good place to start. Is wheat really that bad? I thought that whole grains were good for you? First of all, it ain’t wheat. … Continue reading

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Who is Dr. William Davis and why is he saying such nasty things about "healthy whole grains"?

By way of introduction in this new blog, here’s a little bit about me: If you want the usual “eat this to be heart-healthy” line, then don’t call me. You won’t get any endorsements of new drugs for weight loss … Continue reading

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Wheat Watch: Twizzlers

This post initiates a series I call “Wheat Watch,” an effort to expose sources of wheat in the diet that you might not expect. Getting wheat out of the diet can be like getting sand out of your bathing suit, … Continue reading

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Chocolate almond biscotti–wheat-free, of course!

Biscotti are twice-baked biscuits or cookies that are perfect for dipping into coffee, latté, or espresso. These biscotti are rich with the taste of chocolate and almonds. Yield: approximately 15 biscotti Ingredients: 2 cups almond meal ½ cup chopped walnuts … Continue reading

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