Remember the food pyramid we were taught to memorize in school with the poster on our classroom walls? Well, it’s still hanging there in plain sight for our children and grand-kids to see. The USDA continues to provide Americans with our recommended dietary guidelines according to this model. It has “evolved” a bit since I was a kid, but according to a new book coming out next month titled Grain Brain, the foundation; 6-11 servings of Bread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta may in fact be killing us.
Let’s face it, how many of the foods we love to eat are bad for us? Any carboholics reading this? I’m a recovering carb addict, love the stuff… Oh, the euphoric high that comes with a nice bowl of pasta carbonara and a slice of rustic Italian bread! Trouble is a couple hours later comes the crash followed by the craving for more to bring back the euphoria. It’s a vicious cycle that will be all too familiar for those reading this post. It’s time to break the cycle…
Are you interested in exploring how eating the wrong foods are shortening your quality of life and the time you have to live it? Would you like to learn how the right foods can support your mental, physical and emotional health helping you to live a longer, happier life? Then please join me tomorrow evening for the Sound Brain Fitness teleseminar series as my guest David Perlmutter, MD shares insights from this new book Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar- Your Brain’s Silent Killers. Register
Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more. On this call Dr. Perlmutter will share what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age.
Alex and his guest will explore these main points from his new book Grain Brain which will be released on September 17th, 2013:
- Can Alzheimer’s be prevented?
- If celiac disease affects only about 1-2 % of the population, why all the concern about gluten?
- What’s so bad about carbs as far as the brain is concerned?
- What other brain issues are related to gluten sensitivity?
- What do you do all day – professionally?
- Why are American schoolchildren so unhealthy?
- You recently challenged the mainstream thesis of Alzheimer’s as being caused by a particular protein (beta-amyloid) please explain.
When? Wednesday, August 7th, 8:00 pm Eastern. The event is free, but space it limited. Register here.