Wheat (which contains gluten) is an acidic food that is over consumed in today’s Western diet. Below are a few alternatives to decrease your intake of gluten in order to avoid certain digestive upsets and illness in your future.
|Flour||Comments||Nutritional Qualities||Flour equivalent to 1 cup white/ whole wheat flour|
|*Amaranth flour||gluten-free||1 cup|
|* Brown rice flour||gluten-free||use w/ other flours, use 20% of brown rice flour in recipe|
|Buckwheat flour||the kernels contain an outer hull which is high in the essential amino acid, lysine; the darker and more nutritious||Flour equivalent to 1 cup white/ whole wheat flour|
|Kamut flour||excellent substitute for wheat sensitive people||1 cup|
*=100% gluten free
Jen Miller in a post about buckwheat – https://www.jenreviews.
com/buckwheat/ a 7,000 word guide on 14 health benefits of buckwheat according to science, and includes 8 delicious buckwheat recipes. Have a read.