Category Archives: Joint pain

Wheat liberation

Abbey tells this story of life transformed minus wheat. I call it “wheat liberation” because her story makes me think that she was a prisoner of the wheat message, in pain all the time and not understanding why. Let the … Continue reading

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Better than any NSAID

Karen posted this story of dramatic relief from the inflammatory effects of wheat: I’ve been experimenting with this diet for the past two weeks. I’m 26 years old and I have scoliosis. At the age of 23, I got in … Continue reading

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Stents, knee surgery, narcotics, statins . . . no more!

Mike tells this astounding story of a journey back from Wheat Hell started–of all people–by his orthopedic doctor! Started the wheat-free diet back in July on the advice of my new orthopedic doctor. So far almost 30 lbs gone. 14 … Continue reading

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Wheatopia

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

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A musician strikes a chord

Tyrannocaster left this fascinating tale of guitar-playing ability lost, then regained, with elimination of . . . yup, you guessed it: wheat. (He apparently wrote this for another venue, but reposted it in the comments for this blog, thus the … Continue reading

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Low back pain, chiropractors, NSAIDs, narcotics . . and wheat

I believe we need to add back pain to the list of common health conditions that are relieved with wheat elimination. Not to say that all back pain goes away with wheat; it course it does not. But there are … Continue reading

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