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Can I eat quinoa?

It’s a frequent question: Can I eat quinoa . . . or beans, or brown rice, or sweet potatoes?

These are, of course, non-wheat sources of carbohydrates. They lack several undesirable components found in wheat, including no:

Gliadin–Degraded to exorphins that exert mind effects and stimulate appetite to the tune of 400 additional calories per day.
Gliadin–Intact, gliadin triggers autoimmune diseases and neurologic impairment.
Amylopectin A–-The highly-digestible “complex” carbohydrate of grains that is no better–-worse, in fact–-than table sugar.