Category Archives: Weight loss

Weight Watchers no more after 37 years

Carol posted this interesting comment about her weight loss and health success experienced after reading Wheat Belly: “I have been mesmerized by the book. Being a lifetime member of Weight Watchers since the age of 21 (now 58), I am … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly video FAQs: I lost the wheat, but didn’t lose the weight, part 3

Other issues to consider for weight loss: sleep deprivation, intermittent fasting, and, least important of all, exercise. View the video here.

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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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Am I too skinny?

LM posted this interesting dilemma: I wonder if anyone has experienced TOO MUCH weight loss with the wheat free diet? I have been eliminating obvious sources of wheat for roughly 4 months and have been steadily losing weight. By obvious, … Continue reading

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Bariatric Whistleblower: Fake Nails and Lap-Band

This is priceless: A doctor involved in the bariatric surgery process who speaks out against it. He/she recognizes the pointlessness of advising people to cut their fat and eat more “healthy whole grains,” then blame them for their obesity . … Continue reading

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Am I too skinny?

“Everybody says I’m too skinny!” At 5 ft 3 inches and 116 pounds, BMI 20.5, Jean was indeed slender. “People ask if I’m sick. ‘Do you have cancer?’ they ask. I think I’ve lost too much weight. And I think … Continue reading

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An Iodine Primer

Allow me to go off topic for a post. While this has nothing to do with wheat and its destructive effects on human health, the issue of thyroid dysfunction and failed weight loss come up often enough that I thought … Continue reading

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I lost weight and my cholesterol . . . went up!

This is a fairly common observation around these parts: “I eliminated wheat from my diet and have limited my consumption of junk carbohydrates like corn and sugars. I lost 38 pounds over three months and I feel great. I initially … Continue reading

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Breaking bread and beating wheat

An anonymous commenter left this post on Amazon: I wanted to post this review because I am absolutely shocked at how quickly and easily the no-wheat advice worked (which I just did as an experiment that I was SURE would … Continue reading

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Why athletes are overweight

Jogging mile after mile, swimming hour after hour, elliptical machine for 90 minutes, Zumba 5 days a week . . . I see these hard-working athletes and serious exercisers struggling to lose weight, or to stop continual weight gain. They … Continue reading

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