Should YOU Be Weeding Out Wheat? {GIVEAWAY!}

Gluten-free. Celiac. Gluten intolerant. Wheat sensitive. These days, it seems like everyone is either cutting wheat from their diets or is suddenly being diagnosed with an intolerance or a disease. The food industry is catching on- there are whole sections of grocery stores devoted to gluten-free goods- you can find a gluten-free version of pretty much anything! So what’s the deal? Is there a real health risk, or is this simply the latest diet trend, based on little but anecdotal evidence?

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This is definitely what I thought until I read Trisha and Luke Gilkerson’s latest book, Weeding Out Wheat. Throughout the book, Trisha and Luke take great care to unpack the research behind how wheat is processed by our bodies, how it is linked to difference health risks, and best of all- what the Bible has to say about wheat. For me, this has been a missing link in the wheat conversation- if God created wheat, how could it be detrimental to the health of so many?

I don’t know about you, but a good amount of my diet consists of things containing wheat- breads, pastas, cereals. We eat a very healthy, whole foods-based diet in our home, but those things are certainly still present. According to Trisha and Luke, the problem doesn’t exactly lie in the wheat itself- in fact, the wheat that the Lord created was nutritious and sustained His people through many hard times. The problem with wheat is that it has been so genetically modified from how it was created that it now is unrecognizable to our bodies- difficult to process, hard to extract nutrients from, and a source of intestinal distress. For many, sensitivities to wheat manifest much like an allergy- a mild skin rash, chronic congestion, headaches, brain fog, fatigue. In extreme cases, it can cause serious reactions, such as in the case of an extreme wheat allergy or Celiac disease.

Why does it seem that wheat sensitivities are becoming more common? Because our wheat is getting farther and farther from how wheat was originally created- and harder and harder for our bodies to process. The medical field is also becoming more aware of wheat as an issue- many more ‘mysterious’ illnesses, such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, are now being linked to issues with wheat sensitivity. This is a great thing- people who have frustratingly suffered through years of debilitating conditions are now getting answers! But, these answers require a significant lifestyle change, as our diets are more and more consumed with wheat products.

Are you curious about a wheat-free lifestyle? Want to learn more about biblical wheat, how wheat has changed, and the health crises that wheat is causing in society today? I can’t recommend Weeding Out Wheat highly enough!

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The best part- from now through January 1st, you can get the Kindle version for just $1.99! Or….you could possible get it for FREE! Check out the great giveaway below!

Enter the giveaway for a chance to win $600 worth of healthy living products!

For the next two days only, the book Weeding Out Wheat is on sale!

It's a New Year! Make some new changes with this awesome giveaway. AND Pick up a DISCOUNTED copy of Weeding out Wheat to find out why taking wheat out of your diet could make a huge impact. $600 value ends 1/7/14

Bulk Herb Store

Making Vegetables Vol. 1 Book and the Making Vegetables Seed Kit $120 value

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Bulk Herb Store carries the finest organic teas, tinctures, spices, salves, and educational resources. Live and learn well with experienced herbalist, Shoshanna Easling’s free recipes, remedies, research aid, and educational DVDs at BULK HERB STORE. At the Bulk Herb Store we want to teach you what we know and inspire you to learn and research beyond that with our homemade concoctions, our experiences, and the tested wisdom of others. It is fun, easy, and above all, a great way to keep your family healthy and happy.

NuNaturals

See package details below: $110 value

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NuNaturals is an Oregon company serving our customers for 25 years with QUALITY, ALL-NATURAL products. We offer approximately 80 products from Bilberry to Xylitol.  Our Flagship Brand is NuStevia. These NON-BITTER Stevia products are available in convenient Packets for your “On-The-Go” needs and a full  line of Stevia Liquid Extracts you can measure by the drop. These products have ZERO calories and safe for Diabetics. NO artificial, anything, and we absolutely guarantee that what is on our label is contained in the product & NO more. We pledge the very best of customer service that matches the Quality of the products we offer.

  • 100 packet box NuStevia packets
  • Lemon NuStevia Liquid
  • Orange NuStevia Liquid
  • Peppermint NuStevia Liquid
  • Cherry Vanilla NuStevia Liquid
  • Alcohol Free Clear NuStevia Liquid
  • Cherry NuStevia Liquid
  • 2.75 oz bottle of NuStevia No Carb Powder
  • 1 pound package of NuGrains Oat Fiber
  • 8 oz package of  NuNaturals PreSweet Tagatose
  • NuStevia Vanilla Stevia Liquid

NuNaturals is offering a discount to all of my readers. Use the code: BLG0614 to receive a 15% discount your entire order (expires June 30, 2014). Online ordering customers may also receive free shipping to the continental U. S. on all orders exceeding  $ 35.00 after discounts.

Young Living Oils

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Young Living Essential Oils is a leader in providing quality, therapeutic grade essential oils. They have helped to bring essential oil use back to modern times. There is almost an essential oil for anything and they can be used for health, cleaning, pet care and more. It is a comfort to have something on hand to deal with nearly any situation.

Redmond Trading Co.

Variety Pack from Redmond Trading (see details below): $64.00 value

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Real products for real people. At Redmond we believe nature has it right with products–and that we can’t improve upon nature. This principle, and a passion for wellness, is the philosophy behind all of our Redmond products. We keep them simple, clean, and real–just the way nature intended.

  • 10 oz. Real Salt shaker
  • 4 oz. Real Salt Organic Seasoning shaker
  • Tube of Peppermint Earthpaste
  • Bottle of Redmond Clay Daily Detox
  • Tube of Redmond Clay Facial Mud

Fit2B

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6 month subscription to Fit2B: $59.94 value

Fit2B offers wholesome workouts to the whole family. Stream affordable TummySafe™ fitness anywhere, anytime! With members worldwide, we provide unlimited access to almost 100 routines, and our family-friendly focus keeps things modest, safe and fun for all ages. We are passionate about standing in the gap for those who have been led to believe that they will always look pregnant or will always leak when exercising. We are here to let people know how to heal their split tummy muscles while offering ways to workout if you have a gap in your gut.

Artisana from Premier Organics

2 full sized jars of nut butters and an assortment of pouches: $55.00 value

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Premier Organics, headquartered in Oakland, California and the makers of Artisana organic foods, was founded in 2002. With devotion to sustainable living and our community, we support the organic and living foods movement, the Earth and her forests. We try to buy our ingredients as close to the farmer as possible. In many cases we are able to buy straight from the organic farmers. It’s a choice. It’s how we operate. It’s how we live our lives.

The facility is free of peanuts, gluten, soy, and dairy and operates under strict food safety protocol.

Simple Mills

Variety pack of 2 of each of their 3 mixes (banana, pumpkin, and chocolate): $53.50 value

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Simple Mills is a small business out of Atlanta that makes Almond Flour Muffin Mixes.  Unlike traditional gluten-free baked goods that are loaded with sugar or flours with a large blood sugar impact, Simple Mills products are made with low-glycemic flours and sweeteners (almond flour and coconut nectar).  The products are also gluten-free, grain-free, non-GMO, soy-free, and dairy-free!  In fact, the only ingredients in the mixes are almond flour, arrowroot powder, coconut nectar, aluminum-free baking soda, celtic sea salt, and a base (fair-trade cocoa, dried banana, or dried pumpkin – depending on the mix flavor).  No funny, hard-to-pronounce additives or unnatural ingredients!  And because the ingredients are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and nutrition, the products not only taste great, they also make you feel great! 

Bloom Naturals

Nourish body moisturizers and hand relief: $40 value

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Welcome to Bloom Naturals, health food for skin! I am a homeschooling mother of 4 boys who was amazed to learn of all the harmful and useless ingredients found skin care. In my years of research to understand how ingredients are manufactured, extracted, and refined, I found a disconnect between the message companies were trying to send me with ingredients listed on their bottles. Many claim the safety of products but in most cases that is far from the truth. Out of frustration, I began to make my own products committing to being a company where my message of safe, healthy & effective aligns with each of the ingredients I use.

My soapbox is a passion for providing the healthiest, most effective products by using only ingredients found in nature, never a laboratory. Because I never add fillers (like water) or toxins, you are only paying for safe, beneficial & nourishing ingredients. Who doesn’t want that! 

Begin the journey of restoring dull, tired, aging, and irritated skin while enjoying 20% off your order as our gift to you. Use coupon code WOWBOOKLAUNCH for a 20% discount (expires January 15th).

Vision Herbs and Gifts

4 oz lotion of winner choice, 4 oz skin relief cream,1 lip balm of winners choice: $12.00 value

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Vision Herbs and Gifts is a small business run by a mother and daughter team located in small town Pennsylvania.  They make good for your skin lotions, creams, salves, lip balms, and herbal tea blends. 

Whole New Mom

4 oz bag of soap nuts: $8.10 value

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Whole New Mom – No Nonsense Health in Today’s Toxic World with Special Diets, Whole Living, Autism, Autoimmune, and More. 

Facebook Party: January, 7 2014

Join us on Monday, January 6th for a facebook party and more chances to win prizes! We’ll be talking about the health changes you may see from taking wheat out of your diet as well as the challenges this may present. Be sure to follow Whole New Mom on facebook and join us for conversation and prizes from 7:30pm – 9:00pm.

Weeding Out Wheat Book Launch Facebook Party

Looking for Support & Encouragement in Wheat-Free Living?

Weeding Out Wheat Facebook GroupJoin the Weeding out Wheat facebook group. We offer encouragement, support, recipes, and information for those who are wheat-free veterans, newbies, and those who are just looking for information before diving in.

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