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For type 2 diabetes, if someone has to choose between whole grain sorghum flour and whole grain wheat flour, which one of the two would b better?
My mom aged 52 diabetic and has creatinine levels are 3.6 due to urinary tract infection. can she take sorghum,green tea in her diet?
I am 6 weeks pregnant, can I occassionally use royal regime herbal tea that contains: 30% cassia angustifolia leaves and 50% feoniculum vulgare fruits?
No gluten: All foods that do not contain cereal grains are safe. Therefore, corn, rice and potato are safe as most other foods. You can find gluten free foods at special sections of most grocery chains and health food stores. In general, breads, pasta, pizza and baked goods are out. Always look for "gluten free" on pakaged foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gluten grains: Include wheat, spelt, rye and barley. However, there are other grains and food that are considered gluten-free but might need to be avoided in patients who are celiac or gluten intolerant due to the possibility of cross-reactivity. These foods include: dairy, chocolate, sesame, hemp, buckwheat, egg, soy, sorghum, corn, millet, amaranth, quinoa, yeast , tapioca, teff, oats, coffee, rice. Read:grain brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: There are an abundance of flours that do not contain gluten. Rice, Tapioca, Garbonzo bean flour, Sourgham, corn, potato, oatmeal has some - depends on the individual on tolerance, flax, and several more. Try sprouts / whole foods / most major grocery stores. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No cereals!: Gluten is a protein in whet and related cereals. In order to avoid it, one needs to avoid bread, nearly all baked goods, you would need to read labels. You can find gluten-free foods in special sections of most groceries and whole foods. Potatoes, rice and corn do not contain gluten. The most prominent disease i which gluten antibodies cause damage is celiac disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only if you ...: A gluten-free diet usually offers no benefit for a healthy person. But for a truly gluten sensitive person, it will change his life. The reason? Gluten damages the small intestine leading to decreased absorption of many essential nutrients not to mention the abdominal discomfort. For a healthy person, a gluten-free diet may help reduce weight since so many temptations will be taken away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If gluten-free grain: Breads made from grains such as corn, rice, millet, quinoa, sorghum, and buckwheat are gluten-free, unless they were accidentally contaminated with gluten from other sources such as wheat, barley, or rye. Oats and oatmeal seem not to have gluten, but have another protein that some celiac disease patients may react to. So, other celiac disease patients may eat oat bread without reacting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer