Category Archives: Gliadin

Opiate of the masses

Although it is a central premise of the whole Wheat Belly argument and the starting strategy in the New Track Your Plaque Diet, I fear that some people haven’t fully gotten the message: Modern wheat is an opiate. And, of … Continue reading

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My letter to the Wall Street Journal: It’s NOT just about gluten

The Wall Street Journal carried this report of a new proposed classification of the various forms of gluten sensitivity: New Guide to Who Really Shouldn’t Eat Gluten This represents progress. Progress in understanding of wheat-related illnesses, as well as progress … Continue reading

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Are you hungry?

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. I know that I have personally felt it: … Continue reading

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