Healthy Whole Grains Are a JOKE

Healthy Whole Grains Are a JOKE

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Are “healthy whole grains” actually healthy at all? Find out.


0:00 Introduction: The truth about grains
0:24 Whole grains vs. refined grains
3:15 A deeper look at whole grain bread
4:12 Are whole grains healthy?
6:02 Studies on whole grains
7:37 Whole grains and heart disease
8:24 Learn more about the benefits of consuming foods without grains!

Let’s talk about so-called “healthy whole grains.” Eating whole grains is a widespread diet recommendation, but for what reason?

Whole wheat bread, for example, is made from whole wheat flour, not refined flour. But, neither type of flour has much fiber, vitamins, phytonutrients, minerals, or protein. Whole grains also contain phytic acid, which blocks the absorption of minerals.

The majority of studies on grains compare whole grains to refined grains. Many people already know whole grains are healthier than refined grains. So, why aren’t we comparing the effects of consuming whole grains vs. not consuming whole grains or refined grains?

Aren't whole grains heart-healthy? The Cochrane group evaluated nine random-controlled trials and came to the conclusion that there isn’t enough evidence to say that consuming whole grains will reduce your risk of heart disease.

However, foods without grains are beneficial for your heart, liver, arteries, and blood sugar levels. Learn more about these foods in my other videos.



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Dr. Berg, age 57, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan, and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! I hope this helps explain why so-called “healthy whole grains” aren’t really healthy. I’ll see you in the next video.


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