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  • Celiac Disease or Gluten-Free Fad Diets
    Gluten-Free or Gluten-Fad?
    There’s a big fad/trend component to the gluten-free diet right now. Research and consumer surveys show that far more people are “trying out” a gluten-free diet than have a medical reason to do so. Northern California restaurants...
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    Eat foods with the Whole Grains Council stamp
    According to the Whole Grains Council (WGC), it is suggested that consumers eat 48 grams or more of whole grains daily. Half the grains eaten daily should be whole grains which can include wheat, corn, rice, oats, barley, quinoa, sorghum, spelt,...
  • Three methods for cooking wild rice
    Three methods for cooking wild rice
    Wild rice is delicious and nutritious. Here are three ways to cook this tasty grain.Stovetop Method:Bring 3 cups water or chicken stock to a boil, stir in 1 cup uncooked wild rice. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 40-45 minutes or just until...
  • Teff is a nutritional powerhouse
    Teff is a nutritional powerhouse
    Teff is a fine grain, so fine indeed that it is the smallest grain in the world. The grain leads all the grains in calcium content,which helps strengthen your bones. It is also very versatile and is high in calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus,...
  • Grains
    Are you eating the right grains?
    Did you know you know there's a simple way to help lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol,and reduce your risk of dying from all sorts of scary-sounding thing and you don't even have to leave the dinner table to do it...
  • Sams Summer Ale and Bombay Sapphire Gin
    How is Sam’s Summer Ale like Bombay Sapphire?
    And what does it have to do with gorillas? Bet you don’t know this one! But if you’ve been reading Amy Stewart’s delight book, The Drunken Botanist you just might know. Stewart’s book details all the grains, herbs and other...
  • Water Lilies
    Corn, the ageless grain
    For thousands of years, corn was the staple of people in Central and South America. This grain is native to Central America and Andes Mountain regions. Corn was vital and natives considered it a motherly cause of life, providing food, medicine,...
  • Farmweek
    'Farmweek' reports on prices of cotton, wheat, rice and beef
    On Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, Mississippi Public Broadcasting Television, in Starkville, Miss., aired one of two shows on "Farmweek." Their market segment included news on cotton, wheat and rice prices among other areas of farming and...
  • Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Quinoa
    Quinoa - a gluten-free super food
    Quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) is considered an “ancient grain” dating back to 3000 B.C. in the South American Andes. It is becoming increasingly popular today in the United States as the need for gluten-free grain options...
  • The beauty of buckwheat: grain benefits diabetics, stabilizing blood sugar
    The beauty of buckwheat: grain benefits diabetics, stabilizing blood sugar
    When the term ‘buckwheat” comes to mind, we think “Bucky pillows”, grandma’s pancakes or even “Little Rascals” characters, but the truth is, the fruity seed has amazing health benefits and is leading the...
  • Are you consuming too much arsenic on a gluten-free diet? (Video)
    Are you consuming too much arsenic on a gluten-free diet? (Video)
    According to Consumer Reports magazine rice eaten just twice a day can drive arsenic levels in the human body up 44 percent. Arsenic is a natural element found in the soil and water. It only becomes harmful to you if consumed in large amounts....
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    Arsenic in rice- should you be worried?
    Rice is the latest food being turned into a scary threat by people who are jumping to conclusions after some preliminary reports by the FDA and a push by Consumer Reports to get the FDA to set standards for the consumption of arsenic in food. The...
  • rice pilaf
    Arsenic in rice- should you be worried?
    Rice is the latest food being turned into a scary threat by people who are jumping to conclusions after some preliminary reports by the FDA and a push by Consumer Reports to get the FDA to set standards for the consumption of arsenic in food. The...
  • Wheat
    A wheat-free reason to visit your Triangle area farmers market this weekend
    If you haven’t heard of celiac disease or wheat/gluten sensitivity, you are living in a cave…in Siberia. So it isn’t really news that some people have trouble digesting wheat. But what is news is that at least one doctor thinks...
  • Many Oats
    The incredible edible oat
    There are so many whole grains for us to choose from, it all boils down to taste and preference. Oats are some of the best grains in the market, and can be found in the most unexpected places like flour and baby food. It is one of the most...
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