Category Archives: Gluten-free

Smoke more low-tar cigarettes!

Just kidding, of course. But followers of the Wheat Belly discussion understand why we often repeat this message: Just because something bad is reduced or eliminated in cigarettes, it does not follow that cigarettes must now be good. Low-tar cigarettes … Continue reading

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Dunkin’ Donuts to the rescue?

Dunkin’ Donuts has announced their new line of gluten-free donuts, such as gluten-free Cinnamon Sugar Donut and a gluten-free Blueberry Muffin. If it’s gluten-free, it must be good! Right? Wrong. Fatally, irreversibly wrong. Dunkin’ Donuts is not the first to … Continue reading

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Fruity Logic

Post cereals made headlines by declaring some of their products gluten-free. This set many in the celiac and gluten-free community abuzz, celebrating Post’s “enlightenment.” Among the cereals declared gluten-free: Fruity Pebbles, Cocoa Pebbles, Marshmallow Pebbles and Fruity Pebbles Treats. Let’s … Continue reading

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Earth to Jillian: It’s NOT about gluten!

Jillian Michaels made a major nutritional boo boo with this recent piece of hers: MYTH: If You Want To Slim Down, Go Gluten-Free. “Only about one percent of the American population needs to be gluten-free because of an autoimmune disorder … Continue reading

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Gluten-free muffin top

I know I’ve said this many times before, but it bears frequent repeating since so many people are waylaid by this “gluten-free” notion: NOBODY should be eating gluten-free foods made with cornstarch, rice starch, tapioca starch, or potato starch. These … 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

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Eat more sugar!

You likely don’t agree that we should eat more sugar. Neither do I. Then why is the gluten-free industry promoting foods that are worse than table sugar? Gluten-free foods are made with: –Rice starch (or brown rice starch) –Tapioca starch … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly-safe flours

So you kiss all things wheat goodbye. And you’ve come to learn that gluten-free foods made with replacement flours like cornstarch, tapioca starch, potato starch, and rice starch are also very destructive, since they make visceral fat grow, send blood … Continue reading

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Jelly beans and ice cream

What if I said: “Eliminate all wheat from your diet and replace it with all the jelly beans and ice cream you want.” That would be stupid, wouldn’t it? Eliminate one rotten thing in diet–modern high-yield, semi-dwarf wheat products that … Continue reading

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Can gluten-free ever be . . . good?

Are there every situations where gluten-free foods can actually be healthy for us? Readers of Wheat Belly and of this blog know that conventional gluten-free foods: –Make you fat–They especially cause visceral fat accumulation, i.e, Gluten-Free Belly. –Spike blood sugar–Few … Continue reading

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