A Quick Look into Gluten-Free, Paleo and Raw Food Diets

The Gluten-Free, Paleolithic (Paleo) and Raw Food diets have become trends, movements and lifestyles, but before you embark on any of them, here’s where they hit and where they miss.

Gluten-Free Diet

Gluten FreeThis diet excludes all foods that contain gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, malts, and triticale.

The G-Free Up Side: This diet is necessary for people with celiac disease or a gluten allergy or sensitivity. By eliminating gluten from the diet, many popular processed snack foods, cookies and cakes that are high in calories and void of nutrients are off limits.

The G-Free Down Side: Many gluten-free products are not fortified or    Continue reading “A Quick Look into Gluten-Free, Paleo and Raw Food Diets”