Gluten is a small plant protein, similar to the group known as ectins. Gluten is the specific protein that suffers of celiac disease must eliminate in order to live. Celiac disease is a digestive disorder due to severe gluten sensitivity.  Gluten is a protein found in barley, buckwheat, rye, oats, and wheat and many people are allergic to it.   Celiac disease is an auto-immune disease in which the lining of…
Minerals are inorganic elements. Minerals are combined with each other to form the rocks that make up the earth’s crust. In the human body, minerals play a more dynamic and vital role, especially during exercise. Minerals serve as the rocks upon which cellular reactions take place. Their physical surface provides the space where enzymes and substrates meet, where nerve transmissions occur and where energy transactioons take place. In fact, most…
The  B Vitamins are a group or as I call them library of eight different vitamins. They are manufactured in plants. Some foods are high in one while other foods are high in another. Leafy greens, whole grains and lentils are good sources of B vitamins. Fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes are also good sources of vitamin B. None of them contain significant amounts of B12, which is found in…