Is Gluten-Free the Way to Be?

This is Part One of a two part series about gluten-free diets. About two years ago, my husband was diagnosed as gluten sensitive. Upon his (primary care) doctor’s recommendation, he immediately cut out gluten from his diet. This subsequently resulted in a huge investment in gluten-free foods, including everything from flour to pasta to cereals […]

Protein Diets: The Good, Bad and Need to Know

Lately, it seems, I’m hearing a lot about protein. My husband is increasing his protein intake as a means of building muscle mass. I, myself, have increased the amount of protein I eat over the past several years. My incentive is to gain more endurance for distance running and marathons, and my heavy carbohydrate diet […]