Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Reluctant Wheat Belly

Blogger Gourmet Girl Cooks posted this tale of her reluctant adventure down Wheat Free Lane: I am now 7 weeks without wheat or grains. I initially started WB to address my sky-high triglycerides and small LDL, hoping that this might … Continue reading

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Heart Poison

Claire has small LDL particles. Small LDL particles are the #1 most common abnormality leading to coronary disease, heart attack, as well as procedures like stents and bypass surgery. (No, it’s NOT high cholesterol!) At the start of her program, … Continue reading

Posted in Gluten-free, Small LDL particles | 86 Comments

Shut Yer Pie Hole

I regard most of the people who have read the Wheat Belly book and/or follow the discussions in this Wheat Belly Blog and Wheat Belly Facebook page as the early adopters in this new lifestyle. Although we now number in … Continue reading

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South Beach . . . Supercharged?

Kim posted this insightful comment about her many previous failed diet attempts: Back in April of this year, I hit the dreaded 200 lbs. It wasn’t my first time there. In fact 5 years ago, I was at 237 lbs. … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly Art

Indiana artist Lesley Spanos painted this delightful acrylic of a wheat-bellied man that caught her eye recently: Lesley comments: Five years ago, I dropped wheat from my diet. The only wheat I was eating prior to that was in low … Continue reading

Posted in Wheat Belly Art Gallery | 17 Comments

The Great Whole Grain Caper

Here are two segments of the talk I gave on Jimmy Moore’s Low Carb Cruise: Part 2: Part 6: Anyone wishing to hear the entire 6 segments will find them on Jimmy’s blog.

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Wheat Belly biker

Thomas posted this “before” and “after” of his wheat-free experience on the Wheat Belly Facebook page: 83 pounds lost and health transformed . . . by NOT eating “healthy whole grains”!

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Eat, Pray, Push

Newcomer to the Wheat Belly lifestyle is JM, who posted this request for some feedback on bowel experiences: I am a 54 yr old male. Former high school and college athlete. Strong, and look quite a bit younger than my … Continue reading

Posted in Gastrointestinal effects of wheat | 64 Comments

Peanut Butter and Jelly Macaroons

If you miss peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, you’re going to absolutely love these peanut butter and jelly macaroons! Not everybody loves the taste or texture of coconut. This issue is solved by the first step: toasting shredded coconut, then … Continue reading

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Felled by a crouton

Maxwell is a smart guy. A faculty member at a local university, he teaches graduate students and performs research. A pretty darned sophisticated sort of guy. At age 62, he’s got heart disease, coronary heart disease that has necessitated 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Appetite stimulation, Gliadin | 35 Comments