In This Chapter
Understanding that confusing food label
Preparing the cabinets, fridge, and freezer for wheat-free living
Filling your cart with the right wheat-free items
If you've been eating like the average American eats, you likely have shelves filled with foods that contain wheat. Those have to go if you're going to succeed at living wheat-free. Deciphering food labels is most of the battle when it comes to stocking the shelves at home and finding your way through the endless options at the grocery store. In this chapter, we steer you to the most important parts of the label with regards to wheat-free living and show you wheat's and sugar's various disguises. Eating the right foods helps you rid yourself of cravings and low blood sugar, as well as the subtle pains in your joints and stomach.
We also walk you through the process of emptying your pantry and refrigerator of items containing wheat and restocking with good-for-you wheat-free items. This shift requires you to clear out space in the fridge because you find yourself increasingly buying fresh foods rather than packaged products that can sit in your pantry for years and years. ...