BRAIN HEALTH: THE NEW THING!
Have you heard of the new trend called "Neuro-Nutririon"?
Neuro-nutrition examines how food impacts brain health, and biohacking, which focuses on individualizing diets to combat chronic health concerns or satisfy personal preferences, are becoming popular concepts among consumers.
A Well Fed Brain Means You Will:
• Feel positive, light and easy going • Feel good about yourself and your body • Handle the stress life dishes out • Sleep better • Have more energy • Get excited about life • Develop a healthy indifference toward foods, substances and compulsive behavior
Did You Know That Eating a Gluten Free Diet Can Help You Prevent and Combat Neurological Symptoms and Conditions?
There's no question that gluten can affect your neurological system: people with both celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity report symptoms that range from headaches and brain fog to peripheral neuropathy (tingling in your extremities).
Neurological illnesses such as epilepsy, depression, and anxiety also are common in those who react to gluten. In addition, a serious autoimmune condition called gluten ataxia affects a small number of people.
Finally, there are some hints that conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder also may be affected by gluten intake in a few individuals.
THIS IS HOW CONSUMING GLUTEN CAN AFFECT YOUR BRAIN:
Depression and Anxiety
Research shows that people with celiac disease suffer from much higher-than-average rates of depression and anxiety. In fact, one study found that about one-third or more of celiacs suffer from depression, and 17% may have an anxiety disorder.
Insomnia, Brain Fog, ADHD, and Migraines
Many people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity can tell quickly when they've accidentally been glutened. Their brains cloud up and they feel less effective, even stupid and clumsy.
Peripheral Neuropathy, Epilepsy, and Vertigo
Gluten also may affect whether your nerves and balance system function properly.
Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
There have been many reports suggesting gluten could be implicated in two very serious psychiatric conditions: bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
Autoimmune Brain Damage
When gluten consumption causes your body to attack its own tissues, you suffer from a gluten-induced autoimmune condition. There are three of these: celiac disease (damage to the small intestine), dermatitis herpetiformis (damage to the skin), and gluten ataxia (damage to the brain).
A Gluten-Free Diet May Help Neurological Symptoms
There's no question that celiac disease and gluten sensitivity can lead to a wide array of neurological problems and conditions. However, in most cases, you can reduce or even resolve your gluten-related neurological symptoms by following a strict gluten-free diet.
Stay Healthy Friends!