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Gluten alergies may not be the wheat's fault

 
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Mother Earth News highlighted this neat article in their email list this week might be a life saver for some bread addicted folks who are having issues with the gluten.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/relish/help-im-allergic-to-bread.aspx?newsletter=1&utm_content=08.13.12+HE&utm_campaign=2012+HE&utm_source=iPost&utm_medium=email
 
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interesting, i also know that how long the wheat sits in the stack before being threshed and winnowed will affect the gluten content
 
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I have known this for some rime now, and have converted back many paleo eaters. Even a few die hards.

Ancient cereals are nothing but beneficial when grown in a polyculture system with no chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides. People have benefited from grains like wheat for thousands of years. Only recently have we thought we could do better than nature and now we are paying for it.

Sprouting grains before eating or milling makes them even better.

New modern breeds might as well be cardboard as nutrition goes.84
 
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I have the problem... And once I tried a gluten free bread, and reacted too!
That is yeast... I can eat bread only if made with the fermented leaven!
And only with some spelt. I have no problem with the "petit ├ępeautre de Provence" !
It is very poor in gluten.

Fermentation with leaven is VERY important, it replaces sprouting. Both are good for making the grains fully healthy.
 
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I know some other fun, well, gross wheat facts for you all. I am from Lewiston, Idaho, which is wheat country. Well, the surrounding areas are wheat country. When I was a kid we used to go play on the piles of wheat, because it sits in big ass piles outside on the ground, in dirt and gravel, for MONTHS. We did this every summer. When my brother got old enough to work he went to work on a local wheat farm. His first job was cleaning the grain silos out. Ever seen a rat as big as a domesticated cat? The bottoms of grain silos are LOADED with rats, live, dead, rotted, you name it. And we wonder why they can't stop flooding commercial food with chemicals, they have to or they can't clean off all the nasties it aquired in the horrible processes used to bring it from farm to your table. Commercial food isn't food.
 
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"Funny" !!

For some other foods, I know people who worked in factories, and they cannot anymore eat the product that was processed!
It include some pork products, dates cooked in sugar syrup to make them glossy, and raisins because of rats - again - making tunnels in the big amounts of the gross product.

I am sure we have all already eaten rat poops....
Edit: "well processed" of course!
 
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I am sure we have all already eaten rat poops....
Edit: "well processed" of course!



So, that's why they use so much MSG...to make the rat poop delicious.

 
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John Polk wrote:

I am sure we have all already eaten rat poops....
Edit: "well processed" of course!



So, that's why they use so much MSG...to make the rat poop delicious.



Yet many people go OMG EW NO WAY when they hear talk of eating bugs as a source of protein, hilarious isn't it? We should probably all consider eating bugs, as long as they are found alive they are probably less contaminated since they die faster from things like pesticides.
 
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