Category Archives: Gluten-free

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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Why wheat makes you fat

How is it that a blueberry muffin or onion bagel can trigger weight gain? Why do people who exercise, soccer Moms, and other everyday people who cut their fat and eat more “healthy whole grains” get fatter and fatter? And … Continue reading

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Gluten-free carbohydrate mania

Here’s a typical gluten-free product, a whole grain bread mix. “Whole grain,” of course, suggests high-fiber, high nutrient composition, and health.                 What’s it made of? Here’s the ingredient list: Cornstarch, Tapioca Starch, … Continue reading

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Gluten-free is going DOWN

The majority of gluten-free foods are junk foods. People with celiac disease experience intestinal destruction and a multitude of other inflammatory conditions due to an immune response gone haywire. The disease  is debilitating and can be fatal unless all gliadin/gluten … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Glycation End-products, AGEs, Gluten-free, Glycation, Low-carb diets, Wheat, Wheat-free | 18 Comments

Be gluten-free without “gluten-free”

While I’ve discussed this before, it is such a confusing issue that I’d like to discuss it again. I advocate wheat elimination because consumption of products made from modern dwarf Triticum aestivum: –Triggers formation of extravagant quantities of small LDL … Continue reading

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