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Winter is finally behind us and we're excited to finally say goodbye to hearty comfort foods and lighten up our menus with some fresh Spring Salads. So we're thrilled that National Salad Month takes place in May. Let's give our ovens a rest and celebrate with these sensational recipes.
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GLUTEN-FREE (GF) IS A CATCHY FAD that has become more popular over the last few years. You've probably seen many different gluten-free options at restaurants, grocery stores and bakeries. But is it re...
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Dr. William Davis writes, "Modern grains are silently destroying your brain." That's right, a credible doctor told the public that wheat is killing us. Stephen Yafa argues that Davis' Wheat Belly misinformed the public about wheat: it is not the grain itself that is bad for us, but rather how the grain is processed.
The company that was once Canada's monopoly wheat marketing board has been sold off to a joint venture controlled by U.S. and Saudi companies. G3 Global Grain Group, as the wheat board's new owner is...
Winnipeg NDP MP Pat Martin returned to his raucous ways during question period on Tuesday, asking Conservative minister Gerry Ritz if he had “lost his freaking mind.” The colourful outburst was relate...
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.
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.
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.
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 you up in the middle of a rough day. And what swee...
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.
As Canadians gathered last weekend to celebrate Thanksgiving, there is a growing movement afoot to demonize one of the staples of the Canadian harvest: wheat. An increasing number of books, blogs and...
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.
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'