Balance Your Body from the Inside Out
August 1, 2016•19 min
You really are what you eat. Making the best food choices can help you improve your health.Your health starts with the food you eat. Low-carbohydrate and low-sugar diets were made popular by Dr. William Crook as part of the anti-candida diet in the 1980s. This trend continued in the late 1990s and early 2000s with Dr. Mark Hyman pushing a low-carb diet. Dr. Robert Atkins pushed eating fats and abandoning carbs. Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. David Perlmutter encouraged the consumption of healthy fats and no processed foods. Dr. Emeran Mayer recently released a book that explains the mind-gut connection. The persistent message is to control simple carbohydrate consumption and limit sugar. Microbes can create chemicals that interfere with the communication between your body and brain. There IS a mind-gut connection. Gut peptides are small molecular structures of protein, known as communication molecules within the body. There is significant science showing that the gut is extremely intelligent. What you consume will affect your body. Many psychiatric symptoms originate in the gut. Early upset of the microbiome by “healthy” practices that aren’t actually healthy can be very damaging. Your body is designed to handle waste through normal elimination. Look at what is actually getting in the way. You need to really think about your gut health and how it may be affecting your overall health. Eat foods that contribute to optimum wellness. Take a quality probiotic.Listen in as probiotics expert Natasha Trenev shares how your diet can help you improve your health.