Top 4 Ingredients To Avoid-
And Why Doctors Don’t Mention This
Wheat ,flour, barley, and rye- Theses ingredients are one of the world’s most commonly consumed items in today’s society. Although gluten is in just about everything we eat today, it is one ingredient you need to avoid, and here’s why. Wheat ,flour, barley, and rye- contain gluten- yeah we all heard the “gluten free” craze.
But what many folks don’t know – is that gluten in the body creates a immune resistance in the body, often time creating Celiac’s disease which leads to Villous atrophy. Villous atrophy occurs when your intestinal villi —the microscopic, finger-like tentacles that line the wall of your small intestine—erode away, leaving a virtually flat surface. This means the body has less uptake ability for nutrition. In fact, this often leads to nutritional deficiencies, regardless of supplementation. Less nutrition means the body’s armed immune system can be at high risk, among other disorders that can follow malnutrition.
Recommendation- Always consult a doctor first, but try the 30 day challenge of being gluten free. Everybody has a different response to gluten, some less than others. However, gluten can even affect your mood. Gut-health imbalance of the gut flora is often associated with depression and anxiety.
Offsetting effects of gluten- Scientists have discovered that Quercetin, (a plant pigment (flavonoid). It is found in many plants and foods, such as red wine, onions, green tea, apples, berries, Ginkgo biloba. According to the US National Library of Medicine, quercetin has been shown to prevent small intestinal damage and enhances intestinal recovery during methotrexate-induced intestinal mucositis of rats. – More at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5883860/
Give it a try, eating more probiotic ,prebiotic, and enzyme friendly foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi, and fermented vegetables.
High Fructose Corn Syrup-
Sugars are in just about everything, especially high fructose corn syrup. Sugar in general is a major constituent linked to weight gain. However high fructose corn syrup is also sweeter and far cheaper for industries to put this out as cost cutting method.But eating too much high fructose corn syrup can lead to insulin resistance, obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.High-fructose corn syrup can contribute to increased liver fat. This is because of its high fructose content, which is metabolized differently than other carbs in the body.
Hormones, hormones, hormones. The body tries its best to regulate the hormones in your body to not only make your physique go a certain way, but also to help regulate mood, sleep, and energy levels. Soy is the primary ingredient in tofu, which contains a colossal amount of xeno-estrogens. Xeno estrogens disrupt some endocrine functions when acting in combination with physiological estrogens. What this can mean is hormonal imbalance and endocrine issues down the road.
Deep fried anything is not only a concoction for heartburn, but can put you at a higher risk of developing diseases like diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Sure some fries are great for those late-night cravings or a fly-by at the drive through. However, the liver has a hard time processing these foods and can lead to disaster if eaten in excess.
Overall- Always consult a physician when experiencing health issues. These are recommendations for daily life of health. Avoiding does not eliminating, simply cutting down as much as absolute possible.
Why Doctors Won’t Tell You This-
No offense to the doctors out there, but they aren’t required to focus on nutrition. Due to academic and board certification requirements, doctors sometimes are not allowed to discuss certain nutritional aspects. However, they are usually knowledgeable on certain reactions to medicines that may react with vitamins and other nutrients.
*These statements are for educational purposes only.Please consult with a physician before trying any new health regimen.