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Crazy, Hungry And Addicted To Food



r Mark Hyman aunthor of Ultra Metabolism says " We know that foods with a high glycemic index make people store belly fat, trigger hidden fires of inflammation in the body, and give you a fatty liver leading the whole cascade of obesity, pre-diabetes and diabetes. Not only does wheat contain super starch and super gluten making it super fattening and super inflammatory, but it also contains a super drug that makes you crazy, hungry and addicted.

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  • Dr Mark Hyman is the author of Ultra Metabolism, It is his research that has come to this conclusion. I am pasing on information that I read. For myself personally, I eat low glycemic anyway, and try to stay away from as many wheat products as I can because inflammation can cause a host of diseases and my body is prone to inflammation. I eat very little bread and when I do, it is Rye Bread and also eat very little noodles and when I do I eat Dreamfield's which has 5 digestable carbs and then it's only 2 ounces filled with veggies like green beans, brocolli, stewed tomaotes and the like...maybe once a month. I have read Hyman's book and it makes a lot of sense. He has several on the market. Do what makes sense for you! - by SUNSHINE6442
  • I will always believe Dr. Atkins. He has the right thinking with low carbs and more protein. I went on the Atkins diet in the early 70's after having my son and I lost 70 pounds and not only did I lose all my weight I felt like a new person with more energy and confidence and just an over all good feeling all the time. You only have to make sure you get some salt so as to not feel tired. I am now living the low carb life again and am excited. Although I did gain some weight back once going off the low carb way of eating but I also felt tired and lathargic most of the time. I am now feeling better have energy and am getting better each and everyday. I wouldn't do any other plan besides Atkins because science has proven it to be the right choice after years of doctors saying to follow the food pyramid which they now admit was wrong all along. Thankyou emoticon - by WINEJ353
  • You know, my take on all of this is moderation/ balance in everything. Not everyone has a wheat sensitivity which is probably a big part of that. If one would lean towards more fruit and veggies with only a little bit of wheat products, they would probably be okay. Something to keep in mind though is the "hidden" stuff, especially in processed foods that can add volumes if we are not aware. You can't believe everything the advertisers tell you either. Bottom line is they want your money. Few are truly as trustworthy as their commercials make them sound.

    I think it's pretty hard to overstress portion control either. Balance in what you eat and how much you eat combined with an active life style is usually sufficient. Wisdom in any area of life is something we have to actively, consistently pursue. It doesn't just fall in our laps, unfortunately. emoticon - by SUSANFREE54
  • So eating wheat bread or wheat noodles is not good for you or better than the white bread or regular noodles? I have been hearing so much about wheat being the good alternative for healthy eating. Are you saying that is wrong then when you say wheat is super starchy and super gluten? - by CFLATIN

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