9. Highly processed white flours
Most of you already know that white flour is not good for you, but you likely have no idea just how bad it really is for your health. Refining grains destroys most of its natural nutrients. Mills are no longer content with waiting for their flour to whiten with time – they now bleach flour with a chemical called chlorine gas.
EPA states that chlorine gas is a dangerous irritant that is not safe to inhale and in large quantities can be lethal. And the biggest problem is that white flour lurks in so many processed foods.
White processed flour has a very high glycemic rate which quickly raises the blood sugar level and insulin levels, which can be a direct cause of diabetes, not to mention it is believed that it spreads cancer cells by feeding the cells directly. Cancerous tumors feed mostly on the sugars in your bloodstream. By avoiding refined grains such as white flour, you can avoid, or at the very least, starve tumors.
In a study done by Dr. Pusztai at the Rowett Institute in Scotland where rats were fed GMO foods, especially potatoes, ALL rats showed damaged immune systems, pre-cancerous cell growths, along with smaller brains and livers, in just the FIRST 10 days of the project. In United States consumers believe that the FDA has approved these GMO foods, but this is simply not the case.
The FDA has NO testing procedures for GMO foods, NONE. The only human study ever published showed that those foreign genes that are present in GM food transfer to the DNA in the bacteria in your digestive systems. The American consumer is the guinea pig (or rat) in this case. Appallingly, almost all grains, including soybeans, wheat, and corn, have been grown via GMO’s. In Europe, many countries changed their legislature to ban GMO food and protect their citizens.
GMO’s do not have to be listed on food labels, so read carefully and look for labels that state the food is GMO free.
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