Yearly Archives: 2012

Cholesterol belly

Kate posted these “before” and “after” values for her cholesterol panel, i.e., values from before her wheat elimination, then values after elimination. Her experience helps illustrate a number of important issues that surround lipid/cholesterol testing. I thought it would be … Continue reading

Posted in Cholesterol, Lipids, Small LDL particles | 124 Comments

Dietitians are sobbing in their Raisin Bran!

Wheat Belly is dominating the conversation, occupying 3 out of top 4 bestseller spots in health and nutrition. Why? Is it my brilliant discussion? My engaging and bubbly personality? Maybe receding hairlines are really in. Nahhh! The reason why the … Continue reading

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Wheat and sugar, sugar and wheat

In the grand tradition of enjoying poetry with our holidays, Dennis wrote this beautiful poem for us: Wheat and Sugar Wheat and sugar, sugar and wheat All I want is all I can eat!! Fat makes me full; brings my … Continue reading

Posted in Wheatlessness | 61 Comments

The new Wheat Belly Cookbook now available!

It’s finally here: The new Wheat Belly Cookbook! The new Cookbook’s got a bit of everything for everybody. For anyone unfamiliar with the arguments of Wheat Belly, the first section of the book reviews the fundamental reasons why modern wheat … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Wheat Belly Cookbook | 208 Comments

Anybody know a Neolithic dentist?

For over two million years, the Homo species has been a scavenger and gatherer, then a hunter and gatherer. Homo evolved from the Australopithecines in eastern Africa, east of the Great Rift Valley. Some 4 million years ago, 4-foot tall … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology and wheat consumption, Dental disease, Dental health | 61 Comments

Weight gain, acne, asthma, collapse . . . could it be wheat?

Mia posted this story describing her experience with the uncommon Wheat-Dependent Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis, or WDEIA: Over the past several years, I have struggled with an occasional bout of asthma, while never really understanding what was triggering it or how to … Continue reading

Posted in Allergy, anaphylaxis, Asthma | 55 Comments

Mini Pizzas from the new Wheat Belly Cookbook

Be wheat-free . . . and eat plenty of pizza! The New Wheat Belly Cookbook will be released December 24th, 2012. (I’m told that bookstores like Barnes and Noble often put their books out several days early, after they receive … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Wheat Belly Cookbook | 102 Comments

Better late than never!

Wanda posted this tale of wheat-free success after gastric sleeve surgery to lose weight. She is finding weight loss success with reduced cravings by removing the appetite stimulant that likely led her down the path of “needing” such a procedure … Continue reading

Posted in Weight loss surgery, Wheat-elimination success stories | 39 Comments

The Acne Miracle: 2

Meredith added her story of relief from years of severe acne by eliminating all wheat. I noticed a huge difference in my skin after going wheat-free. When I was a teen, I had hardly any acne. But after having my … Continue reading

Posted in Skin conditions, Wheat-elimination success stories | 52 Comments

The Acne Miracle

The gastrointestinal tract (GI) is the front line, the primary battleground in the invasion of this foreign and poisonous grain, modern wheat, against our bodies. The 10-20 milligrams of wheat germ aggutinin, ingested every day by wheat-consuming individuals, for instance, … Continue reading

Posted in Wheat-elimination success stories | 68 Comments