Tag: #fads

Lots of Fads Out There

My wife and I went to a cupcake store and were a little surprised when we saw a sign for “Keto Cups.” The “keto” or “ketogenic” diet is the latest diet fad that’s actually been around since the days of the Atkins Diet. The idea is to deprive the body of simple carbohydrates, like refined sugar or even fructose (the…

Are you gluten, dough?

If you read a health and fitness magazine or a nutrition article, you will probably read about gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat that gives dough that elasticity it needs to be formed into such delicious things as bread. For some people, however, gluten might as well be poison. They have a hypersensitivity to gluten, called Celiac Disease,…