If you have not seen or heard of neurologist Dr. Perlmutter’s new book “Grain Brain,” you need to check it out! Very educational and useful information for your health! This information supports eating right for your hormones!
If you are looking to detoxify your body and be as healthy as possible, a great place to start is eliminating wheat. But why? If you’ve read some of my other posts, you’ll remember that wheat stimulates your pancreas to secrete insulin. This is especially a problem when over-consumed (which is usually the case). This spike in insulin in your bloodstream sends your body into hormonal frenzy and over time will shift your body into a fat building imbalance. In other words, you’ll pack on the pounds… especially in areas such as belly, butt and thighs.
While looking your best is important to most of us, it’s even more alarming to know what scientists have found wheat is doing inside of you. Proteins called ‘gliadins’ are present in wheat and when they come in contact with your insides, create inflammation. You might be wondering, why is inflammation bad? Inflammation is your body’s response to a foreign invader. If it’s not supposed to be there, inflammation will occur. Over the long run, inflammation can lead to a host of diseases and/or health conditions. This can include anything from allergies to cancer and higher susceptibility to illness to heart disease.
So the real question is, do you want to put yourself at unnecessary risk? In addition to the fat building hormonal cons…