Hello Fellow Health Seekers!
Gluten-free seems to be the latest rage! But by demoralizing gluten, we have added more “franken” foods to our list of highly sugary processed foods. Gluten free cookies and cupcakes, are still cookies and cupcakes. Often these processed gluten free snacks have more sugar added or the gluten free flours added spike the sugar even more. Many gluten free breads have lots of added corn starch (a filler and GMO product)
Processed oils are added as canola and soy (both GMO),safflower or sunflower that increase inflammation. We see examples of food marketing at its finest: Gluten free Jello or Gluten Free Cheesies
And now, turning the page to gluten!
The latest research suggests that we do need whole grains that contain gluten and yes many believe gluten is to blame (especially the glyphosate sprayed wheat), but our global inability to digest hard-to-digest foods, which is a result of a diet of processed foods, pesticides and environmental pollutants is the real culprit.
There’s good science that shows that these processed foods, not whole grains, have literally broken down our digestive system, particularly the microbes and the enzymes that help us break down wheat.
So how do you restore your digestive function? Avoid pesticides such as Roundup, which has become a staple food contaminant over the past two decades.(Eat organic) Glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — causes leaky gut syndrome. Genetically engineered (GE) foods are notorious for having higher amounts of glyphosate contamination, due to the crops being glyphosate resistant.
Studies have shown that when your body cannot break down the wheat, it goes undigested from your stomach into the small intestine. As a result of being undigested — due to weak stomach acid (as we get older, our Hcl stores decrease) and lack of bile to buffer those acids — the proteins enter into the collecting ducts of your lymphatic system, which lines your entire intestinal tract, and the lymphatics is the main detoxification system in your body.When the lymph around the intestinal tract gets congested, your intestinal tract will swell, making you feel bloated.
So, detox and eat foods that support a healthy liver, gall bladder and digestive tract. Once your gut is healed, you can introduce gluten whole foods into your diet. (Organic of course).
To learn how to improve liver, gall bladder and digestive tract health, please attend my webinar “Lifestyle Habits That Heal” on Wednesday, February 1st at 8 PM EST. To register, please go to:
Good health s a choice, so choose wisely!