is the pathway by which foods affect your mood. It’s why anxiety can make you sick to your stomach, for example. However, this gut-brain connection is about far more than just comfort food or butterflies in your stomach. According to Scientific American, “The gut-brain axis seems to be bidirectional—the brain acts on gastrointestinal and immune functions that help to shape the gut’s microbial makeup, and gut microbes make neuroactive compounds, including neurotransmitters and metabolites that also act on the brain.” Therefore, improving your gut microbiome inherently improves your brain function.
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higher blood sugar levels appear to have a negative influence on cognition regardless. One study found that those with higher blood sugar levels scored lower on memory tests. For each 7-mmol/mol increase in HbA1c (a measure of blood glucose), participants recalled two fewer words on memory tests. Those with higher blood sugar levels also had lower volume of the hippocampus, a brain region linked to memory.
How Insulin Sensitivity Relates to the Development of Dementia
Consumption of any grain, sugar, or starch leads to a rise in blood sugar. To help regulate your blood sugar levels, your pancreas secretes insulin into the bloodstream, which lowers glucose levels. However, the downside to insulin is that it converts sugar into fat, which in turn can lead to weight gain over time. If elevated blood sugar levels become your norm, your body eventually requires more and more insulin to be released in order to get the job done. This is when you’ve become insulin resistant, the precursor to type II diabetes. As you overindulge on sugar and grains, your brain becomes overwhelmed by the consistently high levels of insulin
and eventually shuts down its insulin signaling, leading to impairments in your thinking and memory abilities and eventually causing permanent brain damage, among other health issues. In early 2005, researchers tentatively dubbed Alzheimer’s disease as “type 3 diabetes” after recognizing that in addition to your pancreas, your brain also produces insulin, and this brain insulin is necessary for brain cell survival. Studies have found that people with lower levels of insulin and insulin receptors in their brain often have Alzheimer’s disease. Neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter insists that, for this very reason, strictly limiting your consumption of sugar and
non-vegetable carbs is one of the most important steps you can take toward prevent Alzheimer’s disease. He cites research from the Mayo Clinic that found that diets rich in carbohydrates are associated with an 89% increased risk for dementia. Destroying the Gut Destroys the Brain Your gut, which is teeming with microbial life, also communicates with your brain, via what’s known as the “gutbrain axis.” Embedded in the wall of your gut is your enteric nervous system (ENS), which works both independently of and in conjunction with the brain in your head. This communication between your “two brains” runs both ways and
and the kidneys are less able to eliminate them. Thus, children have a greater risk than adults of adverse reactions to aluminum in vaccines.” This is extremely worrying, especially if you have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, as according to Mr. Miller, rats that were given extremely small amounts of aluminum, “showed behavioral, biochemical, and histological changes similar to those associated with Alzheimer’s disease.” He concluded: “Toxic metals such as aluminum do not belong in prophylactic medications administered to children, teenagers, or adults. Vaccines are normally recommended for healthy people, so safety (and efficacy) standards must be impeccable. Parents, especially, should not be compelled to permit their loved ones to receive multiple injections of toxic metals that could increase their risk of neurodevelopmental and autoimmune ailments. Safe alternatives to current disease prevention technologies are urgently needed.” Safe alternatives may be needed, but with more and more vaccinations being made mandatory, parents feel as if they have little choice but to play Russian roulette with their
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vaccines were purified and made safe.” In other words, today’s children now receive an extra 1000 micrograms of aluminum in their childhood vaccinations in the first 18 months of life. This increase, plus the aluminum they have already received in utero, has the potential to lead to a lifetime of health problems. Miller explained that there are more and more vaccinations containing aluminum being added to the vaccine schedule, which can lead to multiple health problems. To demonstrate just how dangerous aluminum can be once it is injected into the body, Miller detailed study after study outlining the serious effects that this neurotoxin can have on the body. He wrote: “Numerous studies provide compelling evidence that injected aluminum can be detrimental to health. Aluminum is capable of remaining in cells long after vaccination and may cause neurologic and autoimmune disorders. During early development, the child’s brain is more susceptible to toxins
How to Reduce the Body’s Burden of Aluminum As a solution, Professor Exley has suggested that we aim to reduce the accumulation of aluminum in our brains through everyday activities. One of the ways that Professor Exley has suggested to help reduce the accumulation of aluminum in the body is by drinking a silicon-rich mineral water. According to Exley, silicon protects the body against the toxicity of aluminum, and by drinking a silicon-rich mineral water, his studies have revealed that the aluminum is removed from the human body through the excretion of urine. See: Silicon-Rich Mineral Water as a Non-Invasive Test of the Aluminum Hypothesis in ‘Alzheimer’s Disease. https://www.researchgate.net/ publication/230849470_Silicon-Rich_ Mineral_Wa Readers will find more information on the dangers of aluminum and the research carried out by Professor Christopher Exley listed on the Children’s Medical Safety Research Institute (CMSRI) website.
Obviously keeping your sugar levels below 25 grams per day is ideal in decreasing your chances of dementia or other cognitive defects. For diabetics, pre-diabetics, people who are overweight, or people with high cholesterol or high blood pressure, Dr. Mercola recommends keeping sugar intake to below 15 grams per day. Consuming naturally fermented foods will also help correct gut microbiome, which in turns helps regulate your nervous system and overall health. Naturally fermented foods include sauerkraut, miso, tempeh, and kefir. Lastly, taking a daily probioitic is also a surefire way to correct gut bacteria levels more efficiently than through food. (http://www.cmsri.org/%22%20 %5Ct%20%22_blank)
Link to more information http://www.greenmedinfo.com/ disease/alzheimers-disease
About The Author Christina was born and educated in London, U.K. After taking an A Level in Psychology and a BTEC in Learning Support, Ms. England spent many years researching vaccines and adverse reactions. She gained a Higher National Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies and in 2016 she gained a BA Hons degree in Literature & Humanities. She currently writes for VacTruth, Health Impact News, GreenMedInfo, The Liberty Beacon, Vaccine Impact and Medical Kidnap on immunisation safety and efficacy. She has co-authored the book, Shaken Baby Syndrome or Vaccine Induced Encephalitis – Are Parents Being Falsely Accused? with Dr. Harold Buttram and Vaccination Policy and the UK Government: The Untold Truth with Lucija Tomljenovic PhD, which are sold on Amazon. Websites: Profitable Harm, Carers Against Medical Injustice
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