Drink for Your Health

No doubt, if you’ve been following my blog, or reading Grain Brain, you’ve certainly gotten the message that you’ve got to do everything you can to avoid consumption of sugar. Scientific research has certainly made it clear that sugar consumption strongly relates to such maladies as coronary artery disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.

Unfortunately, this aggressive castigation of sugar consumption has led to an increase in people choosing to drink “sugar-free” beverages with the misguided sense that this represents a healthy alternative. The reality of the situation is that nothing could be further from the truth. In a study appearing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, French researchers attempted to determine the risk of developing type II diabetes in individuals who consumed artificially sweetened beverages in comparison to those who actually consumed sugar sweetened beverages. The study was extensive in that it evaluated more than 60,000 women over a period of approximately 14 years. Continue reading

Cheryl B.

Cheryl struggled with chronic pain for years before learning about the benefits of a grain-free and gluten-free diet. I’m glad to know that the release of a Grain Brain can bring information to those like Cheryl, who are desperate for answers. – Dr. Perlmutter

I’ve suffered with arthritis since age 16. To manage the pain, I would receive injections in my shoulders and knees to help manage the pain. Crying, I would wake up in the morning due to throbbing pains. In the years since, I’ve had 2 knee replacements and must start each day with Ibuprofen. I couldn’t walk without glucosamine/chondroitin.

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