You’ve likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites, and specialty foods aimed at helping people avoid gluten-containing grains—and all other grains, too. While a small group of scientists, medical professionals, and bloggers are leading the charge for grain-free diets—declaring grains a mismatch based on human evolution—the majority of experts believe
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My goal as a doctor is to help my patients become healthy and stay that way. For many patients, that involves losing weight. Educating my patients about the real underlying causes of weight gain, teaching them about nutrition, and working with them to lose weight—focusing on healthy weight loss—is one
Despite current grain-free diet fads, hundreds of studies have found that people who regularly consume whole grains enjoy a plethora of health benefits, such as lower risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer.
The latest evidence that whole grains are healthy comes with the publication of
In his latest book Grain Brain, integrative neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter makes a compelling case for going not just gluten-free, and not even just grain-free, but extremely low-carb as well. The reason? The answer may surprise you!