Loaf Lie #4: “If Wheat Doesn’t Cause You Digestive Distress, then it’s Safe to Eat”
When some people eat the tiniest bit of wheat or gluten, they can be doubled over in pain or running to the bathroom within minutes.
In a way, these people have an advantage… at least they can identify the problem and its source.
But just because you feel fine after eating a bagel, doesn’t mean it is not damaging your body.
What You Don’t Know (or Notice) Can Still Hurt You…
Studies show that even if you are NOT “gluten intolerant” these foods can cause inflammation and perforations in the gut – allowing unwanted substances to “leak” into your bloodstream.
And you might not feel the slightest gurgle in your belly. In fact, almost 50% of newly diagnosed celiac patients have no noticeable abdominal distress.
Yet, with each bite you are causing damage to nearly every tissue, system and organ in your body.
Here are just a few of the symptoms this can cause:
Headaches and fatigue
Chronic sinus issues and lowered immunity
Arthritis, bone and joint pain
Nutrient deficiencies, and
A VERY long list of skin conditions, including everything from acne to wrinkles.
More troubling is that…
This Can Set the Stage for an Astonishing Variety of Diseases
Research shows that wheat can trigger a variety of autoimmune conditions (where the body attacks itself), including: type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis.
It can also cause chronic disease…
The Journal of the American Medical Association published a report showing that gluten sensitive people who still consume grains increase their risk of death up to 75%!
The New England Journal of Medicine lists 55 conditions that can be caused by eating gluten, including:
Irritable Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue
And it doesn’t just affect your body…
Don’t Destroy Your Brain with Grain
More than 50 years ago, doctors discovered that some mental patients made spontaneous recoveries when bread was not available to them.
The term “bread madness” was even coined to describe schizophrenia.
Recently, doctors at Duke University reported on a woman who had a 50-year history of delusions, hallucinations and suicide attempts. Within a week of stopping wheat, her symptoms disappeared!
Now, I’m sure you’re perfectly sane…
But if you (or someone you know) has ever suffered from depression… insomnia… anxiety… dementia… or nearly any other psychiatric or neurological condition – there’s a good chance a grain-free diet would help.
Eat Clean. Train Smart. Expect Results.