1aggieSALT LAKE CITY, UTOpenmindedMormon/LDSLiberalHealth Food stores are not a reliable source for nutritional science
information. I would no more use them as a factual source of info than I
would my mechanic for medical advice.2:55 p.m. Feb. 25, 2014======== OK, fine.Go ahead and believe
everything Doctors, and Big Pharm corporations tell you.They want to
"cure" people, just "treat" them. $$$I know what I
know,and I know that I have been "cured" of a supposed
"incurable disease" by making one simple little change. I
also know that 2.4 BILLION people in Asia Major and Asia Minor do not suffer as
we do, and their dietary sources have not changed in over 2,000 years.[If you are LDS, trying reading D&C 89 about the Word of Wisdom. The
very reason it is given in the first place is to warn of "conspiring
men" who will seek to make us sick for profit.Sad, good LDS
believe it is ONLY about Tobacco, Alcohol, and coffee it much, much more than
that...]BTW -- I could careless if it was a mechanic who made me
well, the medical doctors could not.Peace.
My wife just finished reviewing the recent medical conference on Celiac Disease.
Celiac is incurable, though somewhat treatable, and means a lifetime without
gluten. The real surprise is how this wheat-triggered disease
relates to the Word of Wisdom. Most members think wheat as the "staff of
life" (verse 14) means that wheat is man's best year round food and
should be eaten often. And many members, and priesthood leaders, believe that
challenging wheat consumption is theologically improper. In reality,
that is not what is implied by "staff of life." Take a look at verse 15.
Focus on the pronoun "these." What does it refer to? Grain. And
based on verse 15, when should we eat grain? Only in times of famines and
excess of hunger! Now think about a staff. When do we need a staff? When we
are physically weak. Thus, according to this reading of the WoW,
grain, (wheat), should be consumed basically when we need extra energy, like in
winter. Not continuously at every meal and the major component of all snacks.
Continuous wheat consumption will cause a leaky gut followed by degenerative and
autoimmune diseases, including Celiac. Health does begin in the
navel. Wise nutrition is critical.
Jason, I'd like to add to 1.96 Standard Deviations comments.There is a sister in my ward who is allergic to everything it seems. Anyway,
she provides that which she is able to partake (Bishop approved I assume) and
it's placed on the tray when bread is broken. The deacon makes sure she is
served first to ensure someone else doesn't accidentally consume it.
OpenmindedMormon/LDSLiberal"HealthFood stores,They all
said the same thing -- try natural wild yeast."That's where
I thought you were getting your information. Health Food stores are not a
reliable source for nutritional science information. Health food
stores are not all bad--for example, they carry specialty items most grocery
stores don't have. But I would no more use them as a factual source of
info than I would my mechanic for medical advice.
Pancreas, liver and kidneys are filters get slower and slower as we get older
and older. That means we have to chew the food longer and longer giving time for
the pancreas, liver and kidneys.
If you read the word of wisdom, you'll notice that grains have the same
restrictions/prohibitions and does meat. Grains probably shouldn't be part
of a regular diet. In our home we eat grains once every 3 to 6 months. Or less.
But we have lots of grains in our food storage just in case of famine.Autoimmune diseases occur when the body loses the ability to distinguish
invading proteins from self-proteins that make up the body. The loss results in
destruction of self-tissues by the immune system. Dietary cereal grains are
noted to be causative agents for celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis,
both autoimmune diseases. There are a number of diseases that may occur either
simultaneously with celiac disease or on their won, including Addison's
disease, asthma, autoimmune thyroid disease, dental enamel defects, epilepsy,
liver disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. Withdrawal of gluten-containing cereals
from the diet can ameliorate symptoms of celiac disease and herpetiformis.Other autoimmune diseases may be related to a high intake of cereal
grains, including insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), rheumatoid
arthritis, nephropathy, aphthous stomatitis (canker sores), and even multiple
Many people who started very low carbohydrate diets for weight loss or blood
sugar control but had no idea what gluten was or whether they might have a
problem with it, have had digestive problems that they had been taking for
granted for years suddenly and magically fade away. This was my experience. If
you have heartburn, flatulence, or intestinal pain problems try a no grain low
carb diet for a month and see what happens.
HealthFood stores, They all said the same thing -- try natural wild
yeast.Natural wild yeast made from "starts" is how breads
have been made for 5,000 years.[Think the unleaven bread during Moses]During WWII Fleishmann's devolped dry, fast rising yeast, and
epedemic started.I'm not saying it's going to work for
everyone, but before giving Glutten entirely and popping Big
Pharmacuetical pills the rest of your life -- Why not try something less
intrusive and more natural and see what happens.Also, a good
probiotic keeps things stable and nonirritated.My family has a
history of intestinal pallups and coloncancer.Saw Docotrs for YEARS with
no good results.Like washing 7 times in the river -- I don't
know all the How it works, I just know that it does. I'm
fine now.FYI -- I also noticed during my LDS Mission to Asia, that eating Asian foods [noodles, vegatables, and NO dairy], that my
stomach settled -- I ate like a horse for 2 years.Go back home -- sick
again.Back then, I thought it was being "Blessed by the Lord", but looking back on it, I was blessed via his natural laws.
Jason:There was a letter from the Priesthood Department to various
church leaders dated March 1, 2013. The memo/letter is entitled, "Sacrament
for Members with Gluten Intolerance." Here is the entire letter
actually:"Some members of the Church suffer from celiac disease
or other serious intolerancesto gluten. In such cases, bishops are
authorized to provide an appropriate substitute forthe regular sacrament
bread, such as corn- or rice-based bread or crackers."I
don't know how you have the sacrament arranged for your personal situation,
but I figured this notice may be of help.
LDS LiberalWhere do you get your nutrition info from?Interesting article in Time, "Who Has the Guts for Gluten?"It is important that testing be done correctly. Blood tests followed up with
biopsies BEFORE any diet changes.Medlineplus is a good site to find
reliable, peer-reviewed medical info.
Jason:Here's an awesome Chocolate Cake recipe that WE LOVE. Its
flaky, light, moist, tastes great and there's NO FLOUR. We have a recipe
for pizza dough (without flour) if you'd like it too. And, Costco just
started selling organic Nutiva brand coconut flour for cheap. Yahoo!Chocolate CakePlace all the following ingredients in a powerful
blender (vita mix), blend really good, pour into a bunt cake pan, bake for 40-45
min. at 350 degrees, cool, remove, serve with whipped cream and raspberries3 cups whole almonds1 cup local honey1/2 cup unsweetened
baking chocolate (we use Hershey's)4 eggs2 Cups Milk (we use
raw milk that is kinder to your gut than pasteurized milk)1/2 cup sour
cream (optional)4 TBSP lecithin (these little yellow guys make your cake
super moist and congeals anything you bake and its a health food that is really
good for your gut, you can get it at your local health food store and use it in
all your alternative non grain dough and breads and crusts)4 TBSP Chia
Seeds (full of omega 3 oils and super good for your celiac disease)1 tsp
salt1 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla
Welcome to the club. I've been diagnosed for 15 years, and have two
children diagnosed as well. It gets easier. 15 years ago it was hard because
the food industry didn't understand it all, but now they do, and adapting
is much easier. Good luck on your diet.
LDS Liberal:Where do you find the yeast your grandmother used?
Try eating slower, and did you know --- That today's
commercial breads have different yeast than 100 - 5,000 years ago?In
their zeal to increase profits and produce bread faster, newer yeast
cultures are being used, that shorten the time required for the dough to
rise.Good old fashion sour doughs and neighborhood yeasts like your
Grandma and Great Grandma used did not cause the stomach troubles that
have become so common today.The common denominator is in the