Having product options is beneficial for people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, but it can also pose a problem when consumers believe that gluten-free means “healthier,” and that wheat, barley and rye are not good for them.
Having embraced a life of voluntary simplicity to stay connected to the earth and their faith, many Amish communities now find themselves the unlikely objects of a foodie obsession for handcrafted, heirloom and artisanal goods. Yet identifying bona fide Amish food can be challenging, and perceptions about products don't always line up with reality.
Formerly called sensory integration dysfunction, SPD occurs when the brain has trouble processing information through the senses. SPD exists on a spectrum, affecting one or more of the senses and usually with a combination of over- and under-sensitivities. It affects up to 16 percent of school-age children in the United States.
In about five minutes, the Froth Tec can froth up to 10 ounces of milk and has three temperature settings: cold for making iced cappuccinos; warm for making drinks for kids; and hot for everything else. Though I'm not a coffee drinker, I was able to recreate my very favorite Starbucks order: a vanilla steamer.
Billed as a prescription for health by cleansing the body of toxins and resetting pH balance, The Alkaline Cure claims a Western diet promotes an acidic environment and that living "acid-free" will lead to increased energy, decreased inflammation and reduced risk of illness including cancer and diabetes.