Nuts Among The Berries

Nuts Among The Berries

Looking back, it was probably inevitable. Scouting the history of American food fads  for Grain of Truth to put the current gluten-free epidemic into perspective, I came across Nuts Among The Berries  by Ronald M. Deutsch, self-published in 1977. Its subtitle captures the spirit of the book: "How Nutrition Nonsense Captured America"...

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Whole Grains Honored By Harvard

Whole Grains Honored By Harvard

Some of you, reading these blogs and my forthcoming book, Grain of Truth,  out in May from an imprint of Penguin/Randomhouse, may mistake me for a gluten apologist—someone who refuses to acknowledge the  alleged harmful effects of wheat on our mind and body. Not so. I thrive on a diet of skepticism...

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What's Up With Wheat & Gluten? Facts Vs. Myths

What's Up With Wheat & Gluten? Facts Vs. Myths

Many of you by now have probably seen the  classic Jimmy Kimmel Show segment from last year. His  Woman-On-The Street Interviewer asks young Los Angeles gym goers if they're  on a gluten-free diet. When they say they are ( as many do), she asks them  ““What is gluten?”

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