10 Tips for Going Grain-Free

Go grain-free for a healthier lifestyle — while still enjoying some of your favorite foods

10 Tips for Going Grain-Free

When starting a grain-free diet, it may feel like you are depriving your taste buds of the irresistible taste of bread, pasta and pizza. Here's some great news — you can replace grains with healthier grain-free alternatives to enjoy your favorite recipes, without all the side effects. By cutting out grains, you can lose weight and re-balance you nervous system. Check out these tricks and tips for going grain-free. For even more recipe and diet ideas, download the Dr. Oz app here!

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Use Lettuce as a Wrap

Give your wrap more crunch by skipping the tortilla and putting grilled chicken, fish, and veggies inside leafy greens. You can choose among Bibb, romaine or cabbage leaves to cut down on carbs and load up on veggies. Try these crispy chicken and lettuce wraps.

Want to help lower your risk of getting cancer? The answer could be in the food you eat! Dr. John Whyte, chief medical officer at WebMD and the author of "Take Control of Your Cancer Risk," says there are three kinds of foods that could really help prevent cancer: garlic, fish and grapes. And what three kinds of foods should you avoid? Red and processed meats, refined grains, and alcoholic and sugary drinks. Watch the videos below to learn more about how food could be connected to your cancer risk.