CONQUERING YOUR WHEAT BELLY WOES
Chiropractic care isn't only about back pain. Most chiropractors believe in a holistic approach to health and wellness. At Chiropractic Today, Dr. Irma Palmer strives to inspire her patients to overcome health adversities.
WHAT IS WHEAT BELLY?
Before we describe ways to eliminate your wheat belly, let's explain what it is. Wheat belly occurs because modern wheat's glycemic index is too high and encourages fat to develop in the liver, kidneys, pancreas, intestines, and abdomen. The chromosome makeup of modern wheat has dramatically changed since man first began consuming wheat grain.
Is the Wheat Belly Diet the Same as Keto?
The Keto diet isn't the same as the Wheat Belly diet. Both diets are permanent lifestyle changes. Keto focuses on keeping your body in a permanent state of ketosis. Ketosis is a specific metabolic state, which occurs with a low carb diet. Keto also requires the elimination of sugars and some dairy from the diet. Eliminating starch is a goal of both philosophies. The Wheat Belly diet focuses on eliminating wheat and wheat products from the diet to lower fat production.
Which Type of Wheat is Healthy?
The healthiest type of wheat is the wheat you decide not to eat. Wheat causes many health issues, including:
- attention disorders
- mental sluggishness
- night-time cravings
- reduction of fat-burning hormone
- skin problems
If you don't think you can cut wheat entirely, whole wheat is the healthiest type of wheat. Healthier than that, whole grain is an excellent option if you are in a situation where you have to consume bread or cereal. Eliminate wheat and wheat products from your food, and you will reduce the fat in your visceral organs.
Our Chiropractor Helps with Nutrition Plans in Birmingham.
Dr. Irma Palmar, our Birmingham AL chiropractor, wants to help you reduce your wheat belly. Her passion will motivate you to consume healthy foods for a lifetime of holistic wellness. She has the knowledge to help you understand ingredient lists and nutrition labels. If you want to learn the nitty-gritty, visit your library and check out Wheat Belly by William Davis MD. Schedule an appointment with chiropractor Dr. Palmer to get started on your holistic health journey.