Daily Archives: July 22, 2015


6 Facts About Gluten You’re Probably Getting Wrong

6 Facts About Gluten You’re Probably Getting Wrong The gluten-free diet has gained a lot of popularity over the years, but there still may be a bit of confusion for some. Here are six common “gluten” misunderstandings according to recent surveys. 1. What is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, barely, and rye. It helps certain foods maintain their shape and elasticity, it acts as a glue that holds food together. It is typically avoided by those who have celiac disease and or wheat sensitivities because it can cause illness. Gluten is often found in […]


Emergency Foods to Keep on Hand When Sugar Cravings Hit 1

 Emergency Foods to Keep on Hand When Sugar Cravings Hit Sugar cravings aren’t always easy to ignore, not to mention that sugar is everywhere! We all know that sugar isn’t a healthy choice, so why is it so hard to resist? It’s very addicting and with increasing rates of obesity, inflammation, and diabetes, sugar is one ingredient we should avoid. But, without something to satisfy your taste buds, it’s hard to stay away. Below are 7 foods to keep on hand to help with sugar cravings. 1. Baby Carrots Baby carrots are an easy on the go alternative to sugary snacks. […]