Canada Wheat

Pat Martin Asks Agriculture Minister: Have You Lost Your Freaking Mind?

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada Politics

Winnipeg NDP MP Pat Martin returned to his raucous ways during question period on Tuesday, asking Conservative minister Gerry Ritz if he had “lost h...

Part 2: Is Gluten Really That Bad?

Josh Gitalis | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

The good news with all of this gluten business is, if you eliminate it from your diet and you're sensitive, symptoms will get better. I have seen this many times clinically, spoken to many people who have experienced this, and the research corroborates these findings.

Is Gluten Really That Bad? [Part 1]

Josh Gitalis | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

Why has gluten become the new food villain? Haven't we eaten gluten for thousands of years without any problems? To answer this question we must pick on a particular grain: Wheat.

Understanding Gluten-Free Flours: An Infographic

Amanda Riva | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

For a lot of people, one look at an aisles-worth of flour and flour alternatives is enough to have them turning their cart around and heading straight for the pre-made bakery goods or a fruit tray. Never fear! We've got them all listed for you in a neat little infographic.

The Sweeter Side of Going Gluten Free

Amanda Riva | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

If you're like us, you most look forward to the sweets at the end of a meal. Dessert makes everything better, even if it's just a small treat to pick ...

Can You Really Maintain a No-Wheat Diet?

Rose Reisman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

A large part of the population suffers from side effects connected to the consumption of wheat. The result has been a strong physical reaction by many to these new forms of wheat including weight gain. Once you cut out wheat your blood sugar stops spiking, your appetite is reduced and thus you lose weight. Easy formula, but challenging to maintain.

Why Do We Hate Wheat?

CBC | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Living

As Canadians gathered last weekend to celebrate Thanksgiving, there is a growing movement afoot to demonize one of the staples of the Canadian harvest...

The End of the Canadian Wheat Board: What's at Stake?

Darin Barney | Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada
Darin Barney

In its campaign against the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk system, the Conservative government has invoked the language of "choice," framing its intentions in terms of expanding farmers' options for marketing their produce. State intervention that forcibly undermines the CWB will accomplish exactly the opposite.

Tories Shut Down Wheat Board Before Vote Is In

Ottawa Citizen | Posted 10.12.2011 | Canada Business

The Harper government is moving ahead with plans to shut down the Canadian Wheat Board, even before the results of a plebiscite on the agency's future...