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Does eating wheat accelerate aging?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Wheat was the last

food product introduced into the human diet when we discovered how to farm it.
Thus, it is hard for many folks to metabolize it because we have not all evolved to the point where that is easily possible. I don't think it ages us but can give bad GI symptoms to some. Peace and good health.

In brief: Wheat was the last

food product introduced into the human diet when we discovered how to farm it.
Thus, it is hard for many folks to metabolize it because we have not all evolved to the point where that is easily possible. I don't think it ages us but can give bad GI symptoms to some. Peace and good health.
Dr. Bernard Seif
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Yes, however...

Many factors affect aging but perhaps the biggest is inflammation.
Insulin increases inflammation. All grains including wheat break down to starches that raise insulin & thus accelerate aging. Wheat is also the major source of gluten.There's evidence gluten is especially pro-inflammatory and thus accelerates aging. However,I think most can enjoy wheat in moderation. See https://tinyurl.com/n9en28

In brief: Yes, however...

Many factors affect aging but perhaps the biggest is inflammation.
Insulin increases inflammation. All grains including wheat break down to starches that raise insulin & thus accelerate aging. Wheat is also the major source of gluten.There's evidence gluten is especially pro-inflammatory and thus accelerates aging. However,I think most can enjoy wheat in moderation. See https://tinyurl.com/n9en28
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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