The Relationship Between Carbs and Stomach Acid

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Hydrochloric acid is produced only in the presence of proteins and is inhibited by sugars and starches. A high-carbohydrate diet significantly reduces the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. A lack of adequate hydrochloric acid means several major deficiencies related to digestion: [Read more…]

Stop Fearing Fat

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History isn’t the only proof of what we’re designed to eat. We can also look at evidence from our own bodies and the bodies of animals.

Consider the breast milk a mother produces to ensure her baby grows strong and healthy. The baby’s brain size is much larger as a percentage of body size than an adult’s, and the baby’s lack of movement doesn’t allow for adequate generation of lactate and ketones for brain fuel, so you might think breast milk would be loaded with carbohydrates to supply copious amounts of glucose. [Read more…]