So far in this series, I talked about the health conditions I have been dealing with for the past fifteen years (read Part 1 here), and one of the factors that have most likely contributed to it (read Part 2 here). And though I haven’t spelled out all of the dangers of wheat, I thought it best to move on to the next topic and save some information for a follow-up blog. That brings me to the next health concern – Meat.
Again, this is a HUGE part of what makes up the Western Diet, a
In the previous post in this series, which you can read here, I wrote about the journey I’ve been on for the past 15 years, and what drove me to research everything I could learn about the food manufacturing system in our country. I also listed a few of the items I’ve cut out of my diet, and at least one of the reasons why. In this edition I’m going to discuss one of the three main concerns I found: Wheat.
One thing for certain, Americans LOVE stuff made from wheat. From bread, to c
If you’re not a part of the strange group of humans who identify themselves as authors, then you’re probably don’t know what NaNoWriMo is. Let me help you with that. NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writing Month, is an annual, international challenge designed to help authors get a boost on writing a book. Besides all the pens and pencils scratching on paper, or the sound of fingers hammering on keys, there’s also a helluva lot of coffee and snacks involved. Bring your own, of course.
In my last post, I promised I would go a little deeper into my background and why I chose to make a radical change in lifestyle, eliminating all meat, wheat, and sweets (and dairy too!). Basically it boils down to this – like the 25 to 45 Million other Americans who suffer from IBS. And, like most of those, for years my symptoms were undiagnosed.
It all began about fourteen, maybe fifteen years ago and has progressively become more and more intense since. Two years a