I saw an advertisement on the NYC subway the other day that said “peanuts are a superfood!” and I had to smile. Peanuts have, for a long time, been such a staple of the American diet, especially during childhood - who doesn’t love a good PB and J sandwich? But on the Be Well Cleanse and many other elimination diets, peanuts are removed from the diet. Why? Well, first and foremost, peanuts are one of the most common food allergens, and there’s evidence showing that the rate of peanut allergies in the US is rising.
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Do you know what you are eating? In this extraordinary personal account, Robyn O'Brien tells the story of how she started paying attention to what's in food. The answer may surprise you and it will certainly inspire you to be more deliberate about your food choices.