Monthly Archives: December 2011

Have a happy wheat-free New Year!

2011 marks the year when many people became acquainted with the astounding health and weight benefits of doing away with wheat. Had this message been followed by story after story of NOTHING happening, then it would have rightfully died on … Continue reading

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"Pass the Little Debbie's snack cakes!"

(This is a re-posting of a recent blog post, since some web browsers had difficulty accessing it.) Wheat Belly Blog reader, David, tells his wonderful success story of rapid weight loss and freedom from food cravings and body aches: I … Continue reading

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"Pass the Little Debbie’s snack cakes!"

Wheat Belly Blog reader, David, tells his wonderful success story of rapid weight loss and freedom from food cravings and body aches: I started the diet about 2 weeks ago. I have lost 14 pounds so far (I started at … Continue reading

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Do you have food poisoning?

Okay. Now it’s time to fess up. Did you have a wheat indulgence–intentional or inadvertent–over the Christmas holiday? I’m now hearing about the aftermath of those “Oh, come on, just one gingerbread cookie!” indulgences. Or the wheat flour exposure from … Continue reading

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Gretchen's "cheat day"

Gretchen posted this comment about her dramatic turnaround from incapacitating inflammatory joint disease, going from crippled to back on her feet, once she said goodbye to wheat. I was diagnosed with autoimmune disease early in 2010 after being referred to … Continue reading

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Diabetes: Cured

darMa left this great story of diabetes reversed–CURED–in the Wheat Belly Blog comments. Diabetes is generating double-digit revenue growth for the pharmaceutical industry in the midst of a recession. It is a booming industry, doctors writing prescriptions for Actos, Januvia, … Continue reading

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Volunteers: Women over 50

Fab Over Fifty is looking for a woman who has had a compelling story to tell about her wheat-free success. It could involve weight loss, relief from mental “fog” or arthritis, or any of the other ways that wheat elimination … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookies

Here’s a recipe for wheat-free, sugar-free gingerbread cookies. They’re rich with the spices that smell like the holidays: ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon. They’re great plain, spread with cream cheese (pumpkin cream cheese, in particular), or dipped in coffee. (I … Continue reading

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Nails in the coffin

There are several of what I call “nails in the coffin” for wheat. These are potential issues related to wheat that are so bad that, if any one of them prove true, then once and for all it will be … Continue reading

Posted in Autism, Cancer, Gliadin, Leptin resistance | 126 Comments

Wheat-liberated teen

Wheat Belly Blog reader Heather left this wonderful comment about her teenager’s experience with wheat-freedom: I am very fortunate. I stumbled upon Mark Sisson’s blog in August of this year and found myself unable to stop reading. I started the … Continue reading

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