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Being a high-performance mom can be stressful to the mind and the body. This can also limit the number of things that you can do to relieve that stress. Thus it is better to concentrate on your work and make some small tweaks and adjustments in order to be efficient at what you do. Things such as reducing your sugar intake, eating right, cutting out on sensitive foods, avoiding caffeine, exercising, being aware of your surroundings, and doing something that makes you happy.
Almond flour is teeming with health benefits. Unlike refined flour, it isn’t stripped of its nutrients. The fiber and protein in almond flour can increase satiety, making it great for weight loss. Even the unsaturated fats will burn body fat at rest. Almond flour will also lower heart disease risk by improving cholesterol levels and blood pressure. At risk for diabetes? Reduce your blood glucose with almond flour. You’ll also get calcium and magnesium without worrying about gluten.
Gluten – a naturally-occurring protein found in cereal grains like wheat, rye, and barley – is a must avoided food for people with celiac disease. But others too should try and avoid gluten-rich food. Gluten is an anti-nutrient that can't be absorbed easily by the body. Modern wheat is hybridized that has less nutrition and more carbohydrate. Gluten indigestion damages lining of the gut, causing leaky gut syndrome that contributes to autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammation. Avoiding gluten can lead to an overall healthy eating habits.
Are you suffering from chronic pain? Making dietary changes helps you inhibit chronic pain to a great extent. Identify foods that rile up your pain and foods that fight it. Gluten, red meat, milk, and eggs may contribute to your pain. The anti-inflammatory and the antioxidant properties of a few foods such as green leafy vegetables, ginger, and turmeric will alleviate your pain.
Excess gluten consumption can negatively impact gut health. Moderate your gluten intake based on how you react to it to keep your gut healthy. If you need to consume grains, soak or ferment them to break down the detrimental phytic acid. Excess sugar also affects gut health negatively, destroying gut bacteria. Don’t use artificial sweeteners. Use raw/local honey or maple syrup instead to reduce sugar intake.
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Celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitivities make strong cases for giving up gluten. Along with fostering healthy gut flora, going gluten-free can help alleviate type-1 diabetes, IBD, and autoimmune disorders. But if you are not gluten intolerant, stick to a regular diet as consumption of gluten-free products may deprive you of essential nutrients like vit B and D, fiber, calcium, magnesium, folate, and iron.
Avoiding foods containing gluten for a month or a genetic test can tell you if you are really gluten sensitive. A conscious effort is required to go completely gluten-free. Gluten comes in various forms and is hidden in various foods (malt, soy sauce, millet, oats, corn) so read food labels very carefully. Avoid gluten-free foods that are pre-packaged. Make meals from scratch and eat whole, natural foods.
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Gluten intolerance has been incorrectly generalized. Digestive disorders are caused due to fast-paced lifestyle involving impaired sleep patterns and heavy foods consumption. Filter the amount, density and freshness of wheat you consume. Minimize your risks of digestive disorders by avoiding grains in general, consuming fresh fruits and vegetables and exercising.
Problems with gluten occur for a very tiny percentage of people. We have generalized a non-existent problem due to smart marketing by the American processed food industry. However problems like digestive disorders and IBS are mostly caused by incorrect and excess eating, processed foods and chemicals and not gluten alone.
You will need 1 sliced banana, 1 chopped Kiwi, 1 chopped apple, 1/4 cup raspberries, 1/4 cup dried coconut, 1 tbs ground flax seeds, 1 tbs hemp seeds and 1/3 cup chopped almonds. Combine all of them in a bowl mix almond milk and enjoy. This raw vegan, soy free and gluten free muesli will leave you feeling satiated and satisfied all morning.