Are Ancient Grains Healthier?

Ancient wheats like kamut are put to the test for inflammation, blood sugar, and cholesterol control.

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Whole (ideally intact!) grains—ancient and modern alike—are an integral part of my Daily Dozen ( checklist—the healthiest of healthy things I encourage everyone to try to fit into their daily routines.

They’re especially good for our microbiome:
• Resistant Starch & Colon Cancer (
• Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance (
• Gut Microbiome – Strike It Rich with Whole Grains (
• Microbiome: We Are What They Eat (

What about gluten? See:
• Is Gluten Sensitivity Real? (
• Gluten-Free Diets: Separating the Wheat from the Chat (
• How to Diagnose Gluten Intolerance (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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