There has a been a recent health kick that is long overdue and it’s removing slave foods from the diet. Food that was meant for cattle and things that are eaten. Things like grains and many other carbohydrate. Despite what the American government thinks man is not cattle to be fattened up for the slaughter. Man is a hunter, and a damn good one at that. He was meant to eat other animals and all of their delicious fats. Thankfully we’ve emerged from the government trying to kill us through telling us fat was bad for us and grain good for us stage of health crazes.
While I haven’t gone full bore into all carbs are bad or that grains will kill you. The vast majority of men would do well to remove them from their diet. If only to replace them with something better for their testosterone and muscle mass like cooked dead animal. First off as you’ve probably noticed I’m not scientist so the list here will be from things I’ve personally experienced and the research of real scientists who know what they are talking about and aren’t in anyone’s pocket (a trend the seems to be increasing with doctors and scientists). So let’s get to it.
Reason #1 – Weight Loss
I forge the nitty gritty details of all of this but I know that grains can have the same insulin spiking effect that sugar has on your body (hint: it’s not good). Which leads to weight gain especially around the middle. If you want to look like a weak target and get the “dad bod” that’s been talked about so much then keep shoving grains down your throat like your betters at the FDA recommend. Seriously though when something can spike your insulin it leads to insulin resistance which does not have a good effect on weight maintenance.
Again I don’t know all the details about this. After clearing out grains not only were many stomach conditions I’ve had since a kid cleared out but I also lost weight gradually. Not a ton but it did have quite an impact on my physique. Namely helping trim up my waist and stomach. Helping to give me more of that V-taper I hear all the ladies like so much. I know abdominal fat doesn’t look good and I know getting rid of grains helps to get rid of it.
Reason #2 – Clearer Mind
After cutting out grains and experiencing the weight related benefits I was surprised to discover another benefit and that was a clearing of my mind. Similar to the same effect of getting rid of porn and masturbation though honestly not quite as dramatic as that was. But nevertheless there was a marked difference in how clear my thoughts were and getting rid of any brain fog that I had. I am not sure why this is but I know others have had the same thing happen to them when cutting out grains from their diet.
In addition to a clearer mind I also have more energy levels. Now granted this could simply be because of what the grains were replaced with (namely meat and vegetables) or it could be because of the removal of grains themselves. Or it could be both. Here’s what I know, I cut out grains and got more energy. I saw a positive effect and am reporting here so that you may also get this positive effect.
Reason #3 – Lectins
Alright so lectins are to my knowledge grains way of defending itself. All organisms have ways of defending themselves which is why they are here in the first place. Lions have their teeth and claws, man his mind and opposable thumbs, and so on and so forth. It’s not different with plants. Grains have these things called lectins which are a proteins that can’t be digested by humans. Because lectins are not digested by our bodies they lead to a whole host of problems.
For starters as they pass through us they damage our intestines and causes inflammation. And because the lectin passes through our guts undigested our body thinks that they are bacteria or something else that’ll do damage to our body from the outside world and attacks them. Which can lead to a whole host of other problems. I’d recommend Wheat Belly by Dr. Willian Davis and The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf for an in depth view of all of this.
I’m aware that things like paleo are a fad but nevertheless that doesn’t mean that there isn’t any value in them. The removal of grains and eating more fats being the prime value. Grains aren’t doing you any favors. They destroy your body, make you fat, and certainly don’t increase your testosterone. Understand the negative effects of grains is the first step to getting rid of them and replacing them with something much better like steak, bacon, eggs, and greens among other good foods. Eat like a man not like cattle for the slaughter.
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