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I've been reading about wheat being a frankengrain and rather unhealthy for us. Is that true?
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
In brief: For some people
Frankengrains are simply grains or cereals with a high carbohydrate load and low fiber content.
These grains have a high gylcemic index and can raise post meal glucose to a relatively very high level. This is a big problem for anyone with pre-diabetes or diabetes. Anyone within gluten sensitivities should also avoid these grains and cereals.

In brief: For some people
Frankengrains are simply grains or cereals with a high carbohydrate load and low fiber content.
These grains have a high gylcemic index and can raise post meal glucose to a relatively very high level. This is a big problem for anyone with pre-diabetes or diabetes. Anyone within gluten sensitivities should also avoid these grains and cereals.
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