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How to Make Apple Sauce the tangy way to Good Health!

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food – Hippocrates

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Who said Medicine needs to be bitter!? Here’s a mouth-watering  alternative – How to make Apple sauce recipes and pies work for your health! Do you know? Apple Sauce was once a food prepared for winter,since it keeps well. Its many health benefits are now much more widely known!

How is it used?

Apple Sauce is often an accompaniment to a main course. Swedes and the English, for instance, usually eat apple sauce as a condiment for main dishes. In Germany it accompanies potato pancakes. In the Netherlands, people often eat it with fries.

It is also a popular accompaniment in the United States of America and is sometimes served as a dessert there as well, alone or used in making apple sauce cake. There are many popular and delectable Recipes of Apple Cake and Recipes of Apple Pie. In France and Portugal it is used as a dessert. Some #AppleSauceRecipes suggest it as a substitute for fat (e.g. butter/oil) in baking.

Benefits of Apple Sauce

  • Combats diarrhea. It is high in pectin and hence forms bulk fibrous matter, and also a protective coat for soothing the colon lining and intestinal spasms.
  • Good for weight-loss. In human digestion, pectin binds to cholesterol and slows glucose absorption by trapping carbohydrates. Pectin is thus a soluble dietary fiber.
  • Reduces blood cholesterol levels, due to an increase of viscosity in the intestinal tract, leading to a reduced absorption of cholesterol from bile or food.
  • Fights yeast infections by releasing short-chain fatty acids that have a positive prebiotic influence on health.
  • Prevents indigestion.
  • Since it is wheat-free, its good for people with gluten-allergy.
  • A proven solution for hiccups, it restores the acid balance in the stomach and eases irritating spasms of the diaphragm.
  • Improves bone health – abundant calcium, potassium, magnesium, and other vital minerals makes apple sauce very good for maintaining bone health.

Check out natural and organic Apple Sauce at http://www.naturalmantra.com, and have fun making delectable recipes with it! Here’s how to make Chunky Style Apple Sauce to be used with many preparations. Do watch out for more Apple Sauce recipes soon!

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Gluten Free Diets? Fad or Fact?

Why #GlutenFree?

Why are people around the world getting so conscious about a Gluten-free diet? This is because it is a treatment for Celiac disease.

That begs the question, what is Celiac disease? It is a digestive and autoimmune disorder that results in damage to the lining of the small intestine when foods with gluten are eaten.

For most people with celiac disease, even small amounts of gluten can cause symptoms like weight loss, fatigue, weakness, flatulence, changes in bowel movements. That’s why going gluten-free can be a big help – no matter how mild or serious your symptoms.

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What Causes Celiac Disease?

When people with celiac disease eat foods containing gluten, their immune system forms antibodies to gluten which then attack the intestinal lining. The damage to the intestine makes it hard for the body to absorb nutrients, especially fat, calcium, iron, and folate. Eating a gluten-free diet helps people with celiac disease control their symptoms and prevent complications.

Switching to a gluten-free diet is a big change. But with time, patience and creativity, you’ll find there are many foods that you already eat that are gluten-free and you will find substitutes for gluten-containing foods that you can enjoy.

 Always Avoid

  • Barley (malt, malt flavoring and malt vinegar are usually made from barley)
  • Rye
  • Wheat
  • Semolina
  • Most pasta is of wheat. Avoid regular spaghetti, macaroni, shells, and spirals.
Avoid gluten rich foods

Gluten Free Diets are key

How to go on a Gluten-free Diet

  • Keep a sharp eye for labels. Make sure it says “100% gluten-free.”
  • Avoid wheat, wheat gluten, barley, or rye.
  • Avoid malt (made from barley) and hydrolyzed vegetable protein (it contains wheat).
  • Stop eating bread that includes white, wheat, marble, and rye – which means bagels, muffins, croissants, buns, scones, pizza.
  • Some gluten-free products like breads, made with rice or potato flour
  • Choose corn and rice-based cereals for breakfast
  • Look for pasta made from rice, corn, or quinoa
  • Rice noodles and popcorn
  • Beans, seeds, unprocessed nuts
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Most dairy products
  • Corn and cornmeal
  • Flax
  • Gluten-free flours (potato, bean)
  • Millet
  • Quinoa
  • Rice
  • Soy
  • Tapioca

A gluten-free diet is like walking a tight-rope. You have to be constantly alert. But once you get used to it, you can work out a great alternative diet.

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Alternative gluten free foods