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  • A Few Words About Wheat

    Wheat ranks first among the grains for its nutritional value.  Wheat is an excellent source of fiber and many critical B-vitamins ...

  • Army Within Us

    "The human intestinal tract is normally populated by millions of bacteria and yeast.  Some are good, and some are potentially bad.  In the right balance, however, all provide a beneficial function in the digestive process of food."

  • Anti-Grain Saga Continued

    It seems that grains are being attacked on all fronts.  I get articles forwarded to me at a minimum of one per week.  If you are like me, you may be growing a bit weary, not to mention confused by it all.

  • Bread—A Cure for the Common Cold?

    "One of the most significant benefits in the health of our family we have noticed since we began to mill our wheat and make our own bread, is the great reduction in the number of colds we suffer from.  I recently ..."

  • Bread of Idleness

    "There is a health care crisis in this land.  Liberals and conservatives alike agree on this fact.  The cause of the crisis is quite another issue.  Some blame ..."

  • Bulk Up on Fiber

    Much is being said today about adding "fiber" to the diet. Articles on improving health and eating habits are appearing in all types of publications stressing the importance of fiber. Despite its publicity, most of us, however, don't understand what fiber really is ...

  • Drink More Water

    Most of us have become very concerned about the food we eat while neglecting the importance of what we drink. A person can fast from food for as long as 40 days and see much improvement in health, yet a fast from water ...

  • Exposing the Deception of Enrichment

    As the use of white flour became more and more common, disease and illness relating to vitamin deficiencies rapidly increased. Beriberi and pellagra (two B vitamin deficiency diseases) and anemia became so prevalent, ...

  • Facts About Fats

    When we talk of essential fatty acids, we mean only some of the acids contained in fats. There are a number of such acids found in foods containing oil, but linoleic acid is the most important. Others, such as oleic or arachadonic acids, ...

  • Food Intolerances

    Do you suffer from lactose intolerance, gluten intolerance, constipation, IBS, yeast infections, allergies, or asthma?  All of these conditions have been linked to a lack of good bacteria in the gut.

  • Gluten Free Baking

  • God's Provision

    We often crave the food that satisfies our fleshly appetites; the sweets and the dainties. How often do we hear ourselves, or someone else, say, "I don't like water", or "I don't like whole wheat bread"? Yet these are God's perfect provisions ...

  • Honey and Other Sweeteners

    There are many reasons why refined white sugar is harmful for you.  It tends to promote the growth of disease causing bacteria and is so devoid of nutritional value of its own, it actually robs your body of ...

  • Kernel of Truth

    With wheat, as well as other grains and gluten, receiving such bad press in the health food world and beyond, I will try, over the next few months, to address some of the arguments coming against the most nutrient dense food group God has given us.

  • Wheat Belly - Fact or Fiction?

  • Vitamin E

    The richest source of Vitamin E is found in the germ of the wheat kernel.  When wheat is milled into flour, the vitamin E is very quickly oxidized.  Wheat, as well as other grains, then must be either eaten whole or the flour used freshly milled to obtain the vitamin E.  Bread and other flour products on the market today have had this precious nutrient stripped away ...

  • Phytic Acid - Friend or Foe?

    Phytic acid can be digested by humans and actually releases inositol during the process.  Inositol is a key B vitamin necessary for the metabolism of fat and cholesterol.  Whole grains are a valuable source of inositol, as well as choline and lecithin, which are also important in the break down of cholesterol.  This may explain why so many people have reported a significant reduction in cholesterol levels once they began making their own bread from freshly milled grains.

  • Whole Grain Goodness

    Ideally, grains-that is, whole grains, not (white) flour products-should make up at least HALF of your daily diet.  For maximum benefit in the case of a radiation accident or spill of water increase the proportion of grains to about 70%!  Also increase the amount of miso (or other fermented or cultured food), sea salt (such as Redmond's All Natural Sea Salt) and sea vegetables in your diet, and avoid sugar entirely.