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The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Revised Edition by Jonny Bowden

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Flour. Can’t live with it, can’t live without it.

Yes, I know that’s a paraphrase of an old (and stupid) joke, but in the case of flour, it’s true—at least for the majority of people reading this book who are not 100 percent strict Paleo or keto. (And, truth be told, I’ve had more than a few Paleo-fanatic friends who’ve been known to sneak a brownie or a chocolate chip cookie now and again. Just sayin’.)

So flour is necessary for just about every baked good on the planet (with the occasional exception like “flour-free brownies”). And here’s the problem for nutritionists like me. The very process of making flour renders it pretty useless as a delivery system for nutrients. Flour is basically grain—frequently contaminated with ...

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