People concerned about digestive health might be interested in a recent article written by a medical doctor. The article is featured in a health nut’s blog. The doctor addresses the question whether intact grains are better than those that are whole. He argues that foods which are broken down may cause a person’s blood sugar to spike. He points to a study which shows a blood sugar doubling after consuming flour instead of whole grain. Thus, he concludes intact grains are better for one’s health.
- Chewing your food really well can boost your Glycemic and Insulin response.
- Drinking fruit smoothies may put you at risk of spiking your blood sugar levels too high.
- No matter how you eat them, the more beans in your diet the better.
“The reason intact grains, beans, and nuts are better than bread, hummus, and nut butters, is that no matter how well we chew, intact food particles make it down to your colon where they can offer a smorgasbord for our good bacteria.”
Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/why-intact-grains-are-even-better-than-whole-grains/