In this episode, Nikki chat’s with registered dietician Dr. Susan Kleiner about the nutritional science and research behind grains, gluten, and wheat and how it applies to our health.
- Myths and facts about “wheat belly” and why so many people find that it contributes to gut distress, brain fog, and bloating
- Why wheat, grains, and gluten intolerance often aren’t the problem, but how the way that we process grains are
- The health benefits and research that supports eating whole grains and how to incorporate more of them into your diet without negative symptoms
- The role and importance of carbs in a diet and how to know if you are eating the right amount or may not be eating enough
About Dr. Susan Kleiner
Dr. Kleiner is the owner of High Performance Nutrition, LLC, a consulting firm in Mercer Island, Washington, and the Director of Science and Communication for Vitargo, Inc. She is currently the High Performance Nutrition Consultant to the Seattle Storm. Dr. Kleiner has authored eight books, including the bestseller The New Power Eating, The Good Mood Diet®, and The POWERFOOD Nutrition Plan.
Dr. Kleiner’s credentials include a PhD in Nutrition and RD, FACN, CNS, FISSN certifications and honors. She is a co-founder and fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutrition and a fellow of the American College of Nutrition. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and The National Strength and Conditioning Association.