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What matters most is what’s inside… the stomach

Posted on February 15th, 2011 by Alison Read 2 Comments - Add Your Own »

attunefoodsbrandam_button“What Matters Most is What’s Inside” — the Attune Foods theme this month — might inspire one to write about seeing the good inside people, to write about not judging a book by its cover, but that’s not where I’m going with this one. I am going to look inside… the stomach!

Every forkful of what you put in your mouth is either inflammatory, contributing to more disease, or anti-inflammatory, contributing to less disease. These are the words of Dr. Tom O’Bryan in a lecture on Unlocking the Secrets of Gluten Sensitivity. What a fascinating way to look at the way we eat. What a black and white way of looking at what we eat! Thinking this way may very well take the enjoyment out of eating altogether, but on the other hand, what value do you place on eating anything you want versus living disease-free?

You’ve heard the saying “All roads lead to Rome.” I once heard a gastroenterologist say “All diseases lead to the stomach”…

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  1. Alison, you have such great recipes & info on your site — thank you for sharing your GF knowledge. I work with Adriana Lopez at Pica Pica Maize Kitchen (SF and Napa) which is also GF – getting certification this spring. Thought your readers might be interested in Venezuelan GF desserts recipes – interesting tropical flavors so something new to play with. Here’s the blog post link if you want to check it out:

  2. Patsy,
    Wow what a beautiful blog! Those desserts look amazing!