Category Archives: Appetite stimulation

Eat less food . . . or eat no wheat?

J. Butler posted this review about Wheat Belly on Amazon: Wheat Belly was the core truth I was missing in my years of failed attempts to control my appetite and leave the ranks of the obese. The truth is that … Continue reading

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Hunger Pangs

Eliminate modern high-yield semi-dwarf Triticum aestivum . . . and what is the effect on appetite? A reduction in appetite is among the most common and profound experiences resulting from wheat elimination. If you read the comments left here and … Continue reading

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Do the math: 41.7 pounds per year

Consumers of wheat take in, on average, 400 calories more per day. Conversely, people who eliminate wheat consume, on average, 400 calories less per day. 400 calories per day multiplied by 365 days per day equals 146,000 additional calories over … Continue reading

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Calories in . . . 8-fold calories out?

The effect of wheat elimination on weight loss is intriguing. I fully recognize that it defies credibility, but the typical effect of abrupt and total wheat elimination is weight loss of one pound per day. This translates to the equivalent … Continue reading

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Why wheat makes you fat

How is it that a blueberry muffin or onion bagel can trigger weight gain? Why do people who exercise, soccer Moms, and other everyday people who cut their fat and eat more “healthy whole grains” get fatter and fatter? And … Continue reading

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Lose the wheat, lose the . . . addiction

Wheat Belly Blog reader, Ang, left this fascinating comment about her break from wheat addiction: I have been wheat-free for 9 days after reading the article in Woman’s Day (which I NEVER pick up — don’t know why it struck … Continue reading

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That's no earthquake; that's just my Wheat Belly rumbling

That 5.8-magnitude rumble you feel under your feet is not another earthquake. It’s just the rumbling from your Wheat Belly. Have shredded wheat cereal at 7 am for breakfast and your stomach will be rumbling by 9. Have a few … Continue reading

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