Make your family happy

Our L reuteri yogurt triggers your hypothalamus to release oxytocin, the hormone of empathy and connectedness. People who consume the yogurt are reporting getting along better with partners, spouses, and family members, feeling more empathetic and closer. I therefore encourage everyone to make the yogurt and share with the family and other people who you … Read moreMake your family happy

Pork Fried “Rice”

Here’s a recipe from my Wheat Belly 10-Minute (Or Less!) Cookbook, the Light Meals and Side-Dishes section. If you miss the pork fried rice that you used to order at Chinese restaurants, here is a way to recreate it using healthy ingredients with none of the common problem ingredients like MSG, wheat, cornstarch, or rice. … Read morePork Fried “Rice”

My favorite healthy eating and weight loss app for the Wheat Belly Lifestyle

It can sometimes be overwhelming to begin a new way of eating, or as we say, “woe.” The Wheat Belly lifestyle, my grain-free and low-carb, high-fat nutrition plan, can take time and practice. But I say “Time well spent!” The Wheat Belly lifestyle has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity and reduce inflammation. It also … Read moreMy favorite healthy eating and weight loss app for the Wheat Belly Lifestyle

L. reuteri, collagen, and strength training to minimize loose, sagging skin after weight loss

Combine our unique strategies of Consuming our L. reuteri yogurt that boosts oxytocin Supplement collagen hydrolysates Strength train to minimize or prevent loose sagging skin after substantial weight loss, as typically happens on the Wheat Belly and Undoctored lifestyles. L. reuteri boosts oxytocin that makes gaining muscle much faster and more effective. Oxytocin also provokes … Read moreL. reuteri, collagen, and strength training to minimize loose, sagging skin after weight loss

Stack the odds in favor of reversing type 2 diabetes

This post was originally published on this site A carb-restricted diet is only a START in stacking the odds in favor of fully reversing, or at least minimizing, type 2 diabetes. You must address the several factors in health that allow insulin to do its job, i.e., restore INSULIN SENSITIVITY. This is what we do … Read moreStack the odds in favor of reversing type 2 diabetes

Susanne: Not gluten-free, not ketogenic . . . but hugely successful in health and weight loss

Susanne learned her weight and health lessons the hard way, making many common mistakes . . . until she finally found the Wheat Belly lifestyle for restoration of magnificent health and slenderness: “I started Wheat Belly in September of 2017. I figured I’d give it a try to see if it would work for me. … Read moreSusanne: Not gluten-free, not ketogenic . . . but hugely successful in health and weight loss

A trip down Wheat Belly memory lane

Here’s a brief trip down Wheat Belly memory lane. The Wheat Belly book and message rocked the nutritional world—and it has never recovered. Dietitians sobbed into their bran cereal, the grain industry tried to smear the author, media tried to get their arms around this unconventional message. But it worked. We now have millions of … Read moreA trip down Wheat Belly memory lane

How to use the new AIRE device

There’s a very clever, elegant new consumer health testing device called AIRE made by a company called FoodMarble. The device (pictured above) measures hydrogen gas, H2, in the breath, the same as formal H2 testing used to diagnose small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, SIBO. Formal H2 breath testing is a hassle. There’s a day-before prep, you … Read moreHow to use the new AIRE device

Cream of mushroom soup with chives

Here’s a Wheat Belly favorite from the Wheat Belly 30-Minute Cookbook, perfect to warm you up during these below-zero days we’re experiencing. This thick and creamy mushrooms soup makes a filling meal by itself or a substantial accompaniment to pork, chicken, or beef dishes. As written, this recipe is dairy-free. If dairy avoidance is not … Read moreCream of mushroom soup with chives

The Next 10-Day Wheat Belly Grain Detox Challenge Begins February 13th!

This post was originally published on this site Put it off no longer: We are planning our next Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox Challenge that starts on Wednesday, February 13th. This is your opportunity to seize control over health and weight, maybe even turn the clock back 10 or 20 years, look and feel better, … Read moreThe Next 10-Day Wheat Belly Grain Detox Challenge Begins February 13th!

Cracker Bowel: Why Grains are Toxic to the Human Gastrointestinal Tract

We are told to eat “healthy whole grains” to boost fiber intake, maintain bowel regularity and intestinal health–but the exact OPPOSITE is true. Wheat and grains, especially modern wheat and grains, contain an entire collection of bowel toxins. Banish wheat and grains from your diet and you are on the path to recovering gastrointestinal health … Read moreCracker Bowel: Why Grains are Toxic to the Human Gastrointestinal Tract

Bagel Brain: What Wheat and Grains Do to the Brain

You know that raisin bagel or bowl of bran cereal you have every morning, or the plate of pasta or spaghetti you have for dinner? Each and every serving erodes the health of your brain. Some of the effects are reversible, while others are cumulative and irreversible. But understand the concepts behind living the Wheat … Read moreBagel Brain: What Wheat and Grains Do to the Brain

Wheat Belly: Faces tell the story

This post was originally published on this site Looking back through the many before/after success photos posted here over the years on the Wheat Belly Blog and the Wheat Belly Facebook page, you can’t help but be stunned by the dramatic contrasts in facial appearance that develop with removal of the inflammation provoked by wheat … Read moreWheat Belly: Faces tell the story

There’s Nothing Phunny About Phytates

This post was originally published on this site We are told that we must eat wheat and grains for nutrition. But the OPPOSITE is true: Wheat and grains are responsible for widespread, sometimes severe, nutritional deficiencies. Conventional dietary advice is a collection of fairy tales. But understand this and you are empowered to achieve magnificent … Read moreThere’s Nothing Phunny About Phytates

The Wheat Belly “No Change Rule” to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes and Accelerate Weight Loss

Follow the simple Wheat Belly No Change Rule for fingerstick blood sugars and you maximize your chances of getting rid of type 2 diabetes and accelerating weight loss. By becoming non-diabetic or at least minimizing it, you are freed from the awful health consequences of this disease, as well as extending life considerably. The No … Read moreThe Wheat Belly “No Change Rule” to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes and Accelerate Weight Loss

I’m grain-free, eat nutrient-dense food–why do I need nutritional supplements?

When you remove wheat and grains from your diet, you remove phytates that block gastrointestinal absorption of magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium, and other positively-charged minerals. You also remove the trigger for autoimmune destruction of stomach parietal cells that produce stomach acid and “intrinsic factor” necessary for vitamin B12 absorption. Wheat/grain elimination therefore preserve the stomach’s … Read moreI’m grain-free, eat nutrient-dense food–why do I need nutritional supplements?

Essential oils for fungal overgrowth

I’ve discussed the extremely important health condition, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO, a number of times, as it is present at epidemic proportions and for the most part not being diagnosed nor managed in conventional doctors’ offices. The Wheat Belly and Undoctored lifestyles provide a powerful start in reversing this condition, but additional steps … Read moreEssential oils for fungal overgrowth

Eech (Armenian bulgur)

I saw this dish being made on a TV cooking show. It looked delicious, so I decided to make the grain-free equivalent. It goes by the odd name “eech,” an Armenian dish made with onions, garlic, tomatoes. parsley, bell pepper, olive oil, lemon . . . and bulgur wheat. Everyone here, of course, objects to … Read moreEech (Armenian bulgur)

Wheat Belly and Autoimmune Diseases

The Wheat Belly lifestyle begins with elimination of the worst and most dominant of all grains in the diet, semi-dwarf wheat products, followed by elimination of its closely-related brethren in other grains. This alone is a powerful start in reversing the 200-some diseases of autoimmunity. We now know that the gliadin protein of wheat and … Read moreWheat Belly and Autoimmune Diseases

LESS BAD is not necessarily GOOD

One of the reasons why the Wheat Belly lifestyle is so spectacularly effective for restoring health, losing weight, and turning back the clock a decade or two is because we reject the flawed logic of conventional nutritional advice. There is a long list of reasons why conventional nutritional advice gets it so wrong, from logical … Read moreLESS BAD is not necessarily GOOD

Feast on fats

One of the most common mistakes people make when starting out on the Wheat Belly lifestyle is to remain fearful of fats. They continue to hold onto old misconceptions such as “fats raise cholesterol,” or “fat causes heart disease,” or “fats are calorie-dense and therefore make you fat.” None of this is true, no more true … Read moreFeast on fats

Thyroid Tune-Up

I am re-posting a classic Wheat Belly Blog post from a few years ago. Despite all our discussions about thyroid issues, there continues to be an enormous information gap: undiagnosed hypothyroidism, gross mismanagement sufficient to impair weight loss and increase cardiovascular risk, dismissing the importance of iodine, and ignorance among healthcare providers. This Thyroid Tune-up … Read moreThyroid Tune-Up

Re-post: Make L. reuteri yogurt

People seem to be having a tough time locating the Wheat Belly Blog post in which I summarized how we make the L. reuteri yogurt, so I’m re-posting it. Remember: It’s NOT about yogurt; it’s about a means of amplifying the counts of a specific bacteria that possesses unique properties. To maximize bacterial counts, the … Read moreRe-post: Make L. reuteri yogurt

The Next Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox Begins Wednesday, January 9th

Put it off no longer: We are planning our next Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox Challenge that starts on Wednesday, January 9th. This is your opportunity to seize control over health and weight, maybe even turn the clock back 10 or 20 years, look and feel better, be freed of numerous, if not all, prescription … Read moreThe Next Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox Begins Wednesday, January 9th

Reduce HIGH TRIGLYCERIDES naturally and safely . . . without scam products

High triglyceride levels are as common as muffin tops and man breasts. You will find a triglyceride level among the four values on any standard cholesterol panel. High triglycerides are either ignored by most doctors or reflexively “treated” with drugs, such as fibrates (Lopid, fenofibrate), prescription fish oil (Lovaza, Vascepa) and, of course, statins. But … Read moreReduce HIGH TRIGLYCERIDES naturally and safely . . . without scam products

ZERO tolerance for hypoglycemia

As more and more type 2 diabetics discover the Wheat Belly and other low-carb lifestyles, they are also discovering how rapidly and easily blood sugars drop. As diabetics become less diabetic–a process that can occur VERY quickly, often within 24 hours of removing all wheat/grains from their diet–but they are taking insulin or certain diabetes … Read moreZERO tolerance for hypoglycemia

The Perfect Gift

This post was originally published on this site This holiday season we are all in search of the perfect gift. What is the one thing you truly desire for yourself and your family? Don’t you think we all want it? What if you were handed a beautifully wrapped box containing a miraculous tool that caused … Read moreThe Perfect Gift