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Rye Gingerbread

…whole-grain—but satisfyingly moist and flavorful—cake with the taste of old-fashioned spices. * 1 cup rye flour * 1½ cups whole wheat flour (pastry or white whole wheat flour) * 2 tsp. baking powder * ½ tsp. baking soda * ¼ tsp. sea salt * 2 tsp. ground ginger * 1 tsp. cinnamon * ½ tsp. each: cloves…

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Q&A: The Effect of Diet on ADHD

…might speed up his progress would be appreciated. Answer: A few of things might help. The first is cutting back, or even completely eliminating, wheat and wheat products, as well as most other high-glycemic grains. He may have a gluten sensitivity that could be contributing to the problem. Second, I would…

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Chunky Chocolate Shard Cookies

…seeds in this wheat-free cookie. Ingredients * 1 large free-range egg (or equivalent of egg substitute) * 2 tsp. vanilla extract * ½ cup xylitol * ½ cup softened virgin coconut butter (or dairy butter) * ¼ cup 1% milk * 1 cup roughly ground rolled oats * 1 cup rye flour (or whole wheat flour) * 1 tsp…

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Sesame Cookies

…(½ stick) soft butter * 1/2 cup xylitol * 2 large free-range eggs (or egg substitute) * 3 tsp. vanilla extract * 1¾ cups whole wheat pastry flour (or white whole wheat flour) * ¼ cup sesame seeds, ground * 3 Tbsp. sesame seeds, whole * 2 tsp. baking powder * ¼ tsp. sea salt * (optional: ¼ tsp.…

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Kava and L-Tryptophan for Anxiety

…doesn't make L-tryptophan on its own, so you must get it in your diet or take it in supplement form. Foods with higher L-tryptophan content include: * Wheat germ * Oat flakes * Eggs * Cottage cheese * Avocados * Pork * Salted anchovies * Swiss and Parmesan cheeses * Almonds Like, Kava, there is some concern…

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Vision Saving Foods

…the group of blue-green algae (another superfood, by the way). With all eight essential amino acids and high levels of vitamin B12, it surpasses raw wheat germ in levels of vitamin E and is an excellent source of essential fatty acids. In addition, spirulina is composed of dozens of pigments associated…

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Super Antioxidant Chocolate Cake

…cup xylitol * ¾ cup canola oil * 1 cup 1% milk * 2 tsp. vanilla extract * 2 tsp. orange extract * ¾ cup rolled oats (or oat flour) * ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour * 1½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder * 2 tsp. baking powder * ½ tsp. sea salt * ½ tsp. nutmeg * ½ cup chopped walnuts * ½ cup chopped…

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A Full Day Meal Plan

…cup xylitol ¾ cup canola oil 1 cup 1% milk (or soymilk) 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 tsp. orange extract ¾ cup rolled oats (or oat flour) ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour 1½ cups unsweetened coca powder 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. nutmeg ½ cup chopped walnuts ½ cup chopped baking chocolate…

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What Your Chocolate Cravings Could Mean

…So, if you crave chocolate more than what most people consider “normal,” include more magnesium-rich foods in your diet, like bran from rice, wheat, oats; seeds of pumpkin, flax, sesame, and sunflower; Brazil nuts, pine nuts, almonds, cashews, peanuts, molasses, dry roasted soybeans (edamame), bananas…

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Food Causing Your IBS? Use Food to Fight It

…A little salt, cabbage, and a crock are all that’s needed. * Focus on fiber. Remember that fiber comes in different forms. If you can’t handle wheat or other grains that can trigger IBS, try eating more water-soluble fibers found in flaxseed, fruits, vegetables and legumes like beans and peas. These…

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Health Benefits of Fiber for Weight Loss

…fruits and vegetables (with the skins left on when possible), beans, and whole grains. Stay away from such refined foods as white flour, cream of wheat, oat flour, cornstarch, and white rice—all of which are low in fiber. From a dietary standpoint, high-fiber foods are very versatile. Some, like beans…

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You CAN Prevent Cataracts

…damaging UVB radiation. Animal studies have shown that when histidine is missing in the diet, cataracts may develop in as little as three weeks. Yogurt, wheat germ, granola, oats, ricotta, cottage cheese, and eggs are among foods rich in these amino acids that help rebuild and maintain the eye’s integrity…

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Natural Treatments for Anemia

…help with borderline anemic problems. Foods rich in iron include: * Green leafy vegetables * Red cabbage * Parsley * Beets * Alfalfa * Watercress * Wheat grass * Tomato juice * Fish * Coconuts * Eggs * Black cherry * Blackberry Supplementing wth taurine can also help with iron deficiency. In a study involving…

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Should You Eat Like a Caveman?

…allergies, gut permeability issues, autoimmune and systemic inflammatory diseases, etc., can be resolved by eliminating cereal/grains (especially wheat, barley, and rye), corn and rice, most dairy products, and legumes (including peanuts and soy) from the diet. Substituting a paleo diet consisting of…

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