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Buckwheat Flour

So Many Gluten-Free Flours: Be Well’s Top Picks

When going gluten free it is only normal to miss some of your favorite baked treats. Whether it’s cupcakes or pizza, there are gluten free flour alternatives out there that make it possible to bake your own healthy treats. Here are our favorite, protein rich, nutrient-dense and gluten free flours.

Good Carbs? Bad Carbs? <br/>Are All Carbs on the Do Not Eat List?

Good Carbs? Bad Carbs?
Are All Carbs on the Do Not Eat List?

In the world of nutrition and science we tend to point to “food villains” and look for for quick fixes. For a long time, fat was a “food villain.” People went on low-fat diets to try to lose weight. When that didn’t work, the pendulum swung back and it became all about avoiding carbs like the plague. But all carbs are not created equal! Our bodies need carbohydrates. It’s not for nothing that we tend to crave “sweet” things – our instincts tell us that we need the energy and nutrients that hide in these foods. But a whole food is always superior to a processed food. Instead of loading up on candy bars and soda, we can satisfy our body’s need for carbohydrates with whole foods from nature.

Brown Rice Mochi

8 Great Gluten-Free Foods You Need to Know

You can certainly live a delicious and gluten-free life without resorting to cardboard crackers or highly processed, gluten-free baked goods and cookies! There are plenty of nutritious alternatives out there that also happen to be gluten-free. Whether you just want to cut back on your intake of this hard-to digest, glue-like protein, have an allergy or sensitivity to gluten or you simply want some new ideas to supplement in to your diet – these foods will rock your boat!