Thursday, July 17, 2014

Top three reasons to stay away from wheat gluten

If you do not have time to read my super long article on “going gluten free”, here are the top 3 takeaways.

Top three reasons to stay away from wheat gluten are:

1.)  Ancient varieties of wheat consisted of 28 chromosomes and stood 4 ½ feet tall. Today it comprises of 42 chromosomes and stands 2 feet tall (and we still for some reason call it wheat). When you consider how humans are only 2 chromosomes away from an ape it really makes you think twice about eating such a highly genetically modified grain.  

2.)  Whatever wheat really is, or whatever you want to call it, many people have difficulties digesting it, which can contribute to feeling sluggish and weight gain. Additionally, recent research found that gluten can stimulate an assortment of serious diseases in an increasing number of people throughout the world.

3.)  It has never undergone human or animal testing for safety!