Category Archives: Brain effects

Open mouth, close mind

So much of what we talk about here and in other Wheat Belly discussions revolves around the mind effects of wheat. While there are other “foods” with mind effects, such as the euphoria and judgment altering effects of alcohol, or … Continue reading

Posted in Appetite stimulation, Brain effects | 56 Comments


I’ll bet you pride yourself on living a pretty clean life. It’s doubtful that I’d stumble on you in some alley, track marks up your arms, lying in a puddle of your own urine, unconscious from a night of shooting … Continue reading

Posted in Brain effects, Gliadin, Neurologic consequences of gluten | 105 Comments


Just think of the enormity of the impact of wheat consumption on the human condition. Consumption of modern high-yield semi-dwarf wheat leads to: –Weight gain–especially visceral fat in the abdomen, i.e., inflammatory fat –Diabetes, pre-diabetes–via the appetite-stimulating effects of modern … Continue reading

Posted in Allergy, Brain effects, Celiac disease, Constipation, Diabetes, Inflammation, Joint pain, Migraine headaches, Neurologic consequences of gluten, Premenstrual syndrome, Rheumatoid arthritis | 56 Comments

This is your brain on wheat

There is so much more to wheat’s effects than gluten intolerance. Among the most darkly fascinating (and creepy) are the effects of wheat on the human brain. Wheat’s effects can show up as difficulty concentrating or behavioral outbursts in a … Continue reading

Posted in Brain effects, Emotional effects | 69 Comments