Question: Can you please explain to me why Dr. Mercola's website discourages eating grains when the Bible has Scriptures directing us to eat grains?
I eat the Ezekiel Bread and other organic bread. Jesus multiplied bread and fish to feed the hungry thousands who were following him. In fact, Jesus himself ate bread. Can you then make sense as to why people are telling us not to eat grains? Barbara Jean
Answer: Well, that is a great question! I asked it myself, especially after praying the Lord's Prayer, "Give us this day our daily bread." How could bread not be good for us?
The answer is, they have messed up the grains which make the bread. In the last 50 years, scientists have altered the seeds from which grain is produced. Their goal was a bigger, more durable, pest resistant crop of grain, which they got. However the price we paid for this was that we now have GMO food (genetically modified organisms). Now grains have about 19% gluten in them rather than the 2% that God designed. And, of course, many people are discovering they have gluten sensitivities.
So the solution is to go back to God's seeds. You can click here to check out the Institute for Responsible Technology, and learn all about GMOs and also purchase non-GMO seeds. If you are going to eat grains then you're right: sprouted Ezekiel bread and other organic breads are the best options.
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