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What’s good about bread?

Is bread the forbidden food?

If you read a lot of social media posts about food and nutrition you would think bread is the forbidden food. Whether it’s the anti-carb, paleo, clean eating or whatever the newest food fashion is, many trendy folks advocate for no grains (of any kind).

While there are genuinely many people who can not tolerate wheat based foods (like bread) including those people with coeliac disease and those with an intolerance, it doesn’t necessarily mean we all should be avoiding them. This blog post isn’t really about that debate anyways. ( I would suggest watching this quick video below from Michael Pollan as a start on that topic).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today I actually wanted to talk about some positives for the humble loaf of bread. A staple of many civilisations. There are some real nutritional benefits in bread which are often overlooked.

This post is for those folks who: Continue reading

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What’s your dietary dogma?

I have had a bit of a bee in my bonnet about dietary dogma for awhile. It started a year or so ago when I embarked on a dieting challenge (just click here to read about it). Now, with social media awash with self help dietary gurus my angst (sorry for the drama :) ) is growing.

So what’s the big deal? OK. Well, I’ll start at the beginning…… (ha ha). Continue reading

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