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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Wheat allergy: Some people are allergic to wheat or dont digest it well, otherwise whole wheat is safe.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Unprocessed: Whole wheat contains the starchy endosperm, the protein laden germ, and the husk which contains mostly insoluble fiber. Processed wheat as in white br ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Whole wheat: In general whole wheat pancakes are ok but if you smother them in butter and cream and other fats and carbohydates, the pendulum swings to bad for you ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Wheat is a common: allergen so some folks feel better when not eating wheat. Whole wheat is the preferred form. Avoiding wheat if necessary, or choosing whole wheat ma ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Whole Wheat Flour: Whole wheat is more healthy as it contains less fat, more fiber, more calcium, less sodium, and more protein.
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Whole wheat: Refined grains are more processed and have less nutrients and fiber. Whole grains are better for you.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes difference : Food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. So wheat is a type of grain but there are other grains ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayah Elmaghrabi
29 years experience Pediatrics
Gluten free : If your child has celiac disease (gluten allergy) then his diet should be gluten free. Look for gluten free products like gluten free whole porridg ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many benefets: The benefits of whole grains most documented by repeated studies include: stroke risk reduced 30-36% type 2 diabetes risk reduced 21-30% heart dise ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is: Whole wheat and multigrain bread is healthier than white bread, both of these contain more fiber and is healthier for digestive system as well as card ... Read More
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