Is a No-Grain Diet Healthy?

by Jenna FlanniganĀ

We want to be your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. New York City restaurant Hu Kitchen launched their first grain-free bagel last week. It’s a bold move in a city that prides itself on this breakfast staple. But the eatery already offers an array of grain-free foods, from 100 percent grass-fed beef burgers on “faux-caccia” buns to treats like banana nut muffins and berry crumble. Beyond its grain-free options, Hu Kitchen is at the forefront of many food trends. It describes its offerings as organic and “preindustrial,” with no GMOs, gluten, soy, dairy, emulsifiers, canola oil, or processed salt. “Don’t knock it until you’ve cut it,” said Jordan Brown, the business’s co-founder and chief executive officer. He told Healthline that people need to experiment with their diets to find out what works best for them. “Our approach at Hu Kitchen is, ‘What has made us feel better?,'” he said. Brown noted that when he cut grains from his diet, he had more energy, a better complexion, and less joint pain when he exercised. He doesn’t shun all grains — Hu Kitchen serves breakfast oatmeal, for example — but there are dieters who do. The paleo diet , popularized by scientist Loren Cordain, Ph.D., excludes grains and numerous other foods based on the theory that it’s Continue reading “Is a No-Grain Diet Healthy?”