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Foods made for dippin’

Wheat Belly Chili Sesame Seed Crackers
Wheat Belly Chili Sesame Seed Crackers

Dipping foods into various dips and sauces surely ranks among the favorite ways to enjoy food: dipping chips into salsa, crackers into cheese, shrimp into cocktail sauce, etc.

So how do we go about resuming our dipping habits sans wheat and grains? Here are some ideas for foods to use for dipping, healthy choices that contain no wheat or grains and provide limited exposure to carbohydrates, while remaining otherwise healthy. And coming soon: What to dip into–the part that really helps spice things up.

Don’t fall for “gluten-free” foods made with junk carbs

Kyla posted this question on the Wheat Belly Facebook page. Her story so perfectly illustrates some of the problems with gluten-free foods that I’m sharing it here. I started the wheat free diet at the end of May. I lost over 8 1/2 inches all over during June and at the end that month I found the “gluten free/wheat free” section at the grocery store. Not thinking about the fact that it had rice flour, I found things I really liked. Problem is I stopped losing and actually gained an inch back, and started getting incredibly bad headaches that would last for hours.  Could it be the rice flour? Yes, Kyla: The increase in fat weight and headaches can most definitely be blamed on the rice flour. We’ve discussed why such gluten-free replacements are unhealthy, but let’s do so again in some greater detail. There are four common flours used to replace wheat and gluten to recreate baked products like breads, pasta, and cookies:

Fitness Made Simple With Effective Strategies That Work!

If you aren’t in shape, then thinking about getting fit, can sometimes feel like such a stressful topic. You don’t have to feel overwhelmed when thinking about getting into shape. Just keep a positive mindset and apply what you learn to the best of your ability and success should follow. Look through this article to get a sense of what direction you should go in your fitness goals.

When you are working out you should try to always remember to keep your tongue at the roof of your mouth during sit-ups and crunches. This will keep your head in alignment and will keep your neck from getting hurt from having too much strain placed on it all at one time.

Fitness Made Easy With These Easy Tips

You already know it makes sense to put effort into you personal fitness, but the advice in the article below can also help make your effort more effective. Getting the results you can feel and see is a matter of increasing the effectiveness of what you do, every step of the way.

Make sure you have everything you need before you start. Beginning a fitness regime can be difficult. By investing in some workout clothes, sweat towels, home gym equipment and a gym membership, you will be more inclined to start exercising to avoid seeing all the money you have spent go to waste.