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The Argument Against Cereal Grains


Barley (Photo credit: freefotouk)

I’ve been meaning to write a post on how gluten grains are a suboptimal source of nutrition in other than small amounts.   However, due to a busy schedule I thought I would at least repost one of Dr. Kurt Harris’s online papers with respect to this subject: 

“Cereal grains are seeds of monocot grasses that have been artificially selected by humans to serve as food. The ones that cause the most trouble, and constitute the biggest part of European and North American diets, are the gluten grains Wheat, Barley and Rye. Continue reading

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The Omnivore’s Dilemma

This is an excellent video to watch from Journalism Professor Michael Pollan.  My favourite segment is during his discussion of the Grass Farmer (30 minutes into), that said the whole video is entertaining and informative:

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