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by 1005 · about 5 hours ago

I just got a new conditioner, It otherwise doesn't contain any offensive ingredients, but I was just unwrapping it when i saw in the ingredients that it contains hydrollized wheat protein! :( I was REALLY looking forward to using it, it smells... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 03, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Get something else. Whatever you put on your skin can be even more easily absorbed in your blood than what you digest (this is why when you go on a cruise they give you dramamine as a skin patch, and there are nicotine patches available, and cream... (more)

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by 75 · about 6 hours ago

What's everyone elses experience with removing wheat/gluten from their diet? The big trend that I hear a lot of right now is gluten. Yes, gluten can be *extremely* bad for you physically and mentally and that's fairly easily quantified.... (more)

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BuildingaBetterHuman 0 · November 14, 2013 at 6:03 AM

There's a Gluten Summit going on this week for anyone that's interested in more on this topic. Have no affiliation with them but find it fascinating and free.

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by 598 · about 6 hours ago

There are a few threads regarding soy sauce, I know... Apparently a lot of celiac Japanese enjoy soy sauce (with wheat) without issue. Then a lot of Americans claim it makes them terribly ill. I'm probably not celiac. I try to keep... (more)

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samc 0 · November 01, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Fish sauce is my answer to all things soy sauce. It makes a strong statement on your food and you only need a small dose instead of a drenching. Fermenting certainly changes things but that science is above my knowledge.

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by 1021 · about 6 hours ago

just wondering if anyone found studies on that. i cant find anything

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by 20 · about 6 hours ago

Okay, so I have a really big question about gluten that I can't seem to find an answer for. I'm not following the Paleo diet but I happened to stumble upon this site a few days ago and I've been refreshing the "questions" page every chance I get--... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · May 25, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Read the book Wheat Belly by William Davis, M.D.

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by 20 · about 6 hours ago

hello all I would like some feed back on the issue of wheat grains and has anyone got relief from joint pain when removing wheat and garains from their diet?

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Janknitz 0 · February 19, 2013 at 2:11 AM

Yes, absolutely, and when I eat grains purposefully or inadvertently the pain comes back. I didn't even think I had all that much pain until I inadvertently ate grains and the pain came back with a vengance. All I could think of is "this is how... (more)

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by 172 · about 6 hours ago

So this subject came up the other day on a FB group and I didn't really get any useful information... I know that for the average person wheat is likely to be less than ideal. Fructans, low-bio-availability of vitamins and minerals, gliadin... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 11, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Don't know about the long-term effect. Given that there have been no studies in this area, we can't even make well-educated guesses. However, my intuition says that if someone has good gut flora, there is no reason to suspect that they would... (more)

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by 252 · about 6 hours ago

Have a question on gluten cross contamination. Unfortunately, I'm the only one in my family in line with any kind of paleo/primal/traditional/whole food dietary/lifestyle way of eating and living, which means there's lots of gluten in my home.... (more)

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Rhubarb 0 · January 06, 2013 at 2:22 AM

Well it depends. Frequency to exposure, dose and just how much of a problem gluten is to you personally. Tiny amount may not bother you - or large amounts for that matter. I have a few friends who do the 80/20 thing and will eat pizza on the... (more)

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by -1 · about 6 hours ago

Hey!! I am paleo for s month now, but got a very bad Pms, birthday and was curious how other foods will affect me. So I decided to eat bread (I live in Germany and here is the best bread on Earth!). I ate. A lot. The next day I was double:... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · December 08, 2012 at 6:59 PM

It takes anywhere from 12-24 hours for me to feel better when I've been glutened.

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by 1021 · about 6 hours ago

I would like to keep some wheat in my diet but wanna see if the non mutant strain would be any better. is there a farm somewhere thst still grows it?

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nada 0 · October 01, 2012 at 3:55 PM

ah, forget it. I can live without pizza. seems like wheat overall is too much trouble for what it's worth

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by 70 · about 6 hours ago

Hey all! So I haven't been tested for gluten intolerance yet, but have rather just avoided it forever because I had a bad experience with it during my childhood. I do know that I am very sensitive to it. Anyway, this morning I accidentally... (more)

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aseafish 0 · September 23, 2012 at 5:00 PM

Drink a lot of water. Soaking in a bathtub, preferably with epsom salts if you have that, really helps me. Nothing makes it all go away instantly, though, at least as far as I know. Eating anything I don't make is scary for me, so I do understand. (more)

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by 75 · about 6 hours ago

Sometimes I feel like I cannot be satiated on just paleo...I feel like if I add a piece of bread to the end of my meal when I don't feel "complete" I will feel more satiated. Does anyone else feel this way? Can be wheat be satiating?

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Janknitz 0 · September 14, 2012 at 2:35 PM

Wheat triggers exorphins that give you an immediate feeling of satisfaction--for a short period of time. And then you start craving more and more.

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by 609 · about 6 hours ago

Ok just stumbled on something, I know it is a grain but if you hit up some research about it and tell me... What do you think? Our Paleo ancestors would have eaten this am I correct? Too bad I don't live in Italy where it goes by the name Farro (more)

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Dr__Mitchell_J_Morris_PhD 0 · September 13, 2012 at 1:25 PM

I can't scare up a link right now, but I watched a documentary called "The Ascent of Man" its from the 70s or 80s. In the section about agriculture they discuss wheat domestication. The short from is; man gather wheat for food; man learned to... (more)

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by 108 · about 6 hours ago

Hello, I've been eating a paleolithic diet since about Thanksgiving of last year. I've lost roughly 25 lbs and for the first few months there were no issues. In late January I asked a question here because I thought I was having some digestive... (more)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · August 09, 2012 at 1:58 AM

Yes, it's very common to react to foods you ate your whole life upon reintroducing them back into your diet. It's a sign that you were never quite as good at digesting that food as you thought you were. There's many theories why this is, but I... (more)

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by 1670 · about 6 hours ago

My family seems to think I have an issue since I started this diet. I am too "extreme"in my eating since I will no longer touch flour/wheat. For example, I saw that my Mom was making a dish for our family lunch today that would be contaminated... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · July 23, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Some good responses here so far.?? I love this topic, so I tend to write profusely about it. So please pardon the length. This problem isn't confined to paleo.?? Most anyone who changes their diet significantly from what their family eats goes... (more)

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by 14877 · about 6 hours ago

Curious about this one, cause I haven't yet developed the taste for Chopin, which is notably distilled from potatoes. Most other vodkas (Grey Goose, Absolut, etc) are distilled from wheat. Anyone know if they contain gluten or not?

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wordsdrawnigh 0 · June 03, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Gluten is removed during distillation, so they should be gluten-free unless they have had gluten-containing flavoring added.

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by 4283 · about 6 hours ago

A coworker of mine came into my cube today after hearing that I didn't eat wheat. After explaining to him why he became very curious. He says that in Northern India (were he is from) the diet is primarily Wheat, Lentils, and Rice. He states... (more)

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Walcott 0 · June 01, 2012 at 3:17 AM

As an Indian, this is something I think about A LOT. Though I'm South Indian, and the carbs in our food are mostly derived from rice and less from wheat compared to North Indian food. Like you mentioned, spices could be the reason why the harmful... (more)

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by 4029 · about 6 hours ago

The Mayo Clinic EmbodyHealth website has a nice list of healthy foods to eat, includes Paleo staples like blueberries, salmon, almonds, broccoli, spinach, sweat potatoes . . . But Mayo adds Red Beans, saying Red beans ??? including small red... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · March 07, 2012 at 11:25 PM

No wheat germ...

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

I recently discovered I am wheat intolerant and over the last few years have been gaining without cause. Now that I have cut out wheat I am feeling much better, no more heart burn, headaches, etc. However I am not seeing much in the way of weight... (more)

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · March 08, 2012 at 2:36 AM

There is no one size fits all. It's not all or nothing with this diet. Try to eat whole natural foods (fresh meat, fresh vegetables, and fresh fruit) as much as possible and avoid processed foods as much as possible.

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by 168 · about 6 hours ago

I decided to try the Paleo diet due to a wheat and corn allergy I've ignored for years. After only three days on Paleo, my stomach and digestive issues/pain were 100% GONE. Unfortunately, I've been really sick lately (flu, then Strep, then... (more)

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DFH 0 · March 02, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Easy, wheat is far worse. The gluten is damaging, and that can't be the whole story. I still have tamales once a week and I do fine. Don't tell anyone. Wheat is horrible, don't get near it. The best answer is throw them both away! (more)

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by 15 · about 6 hours ago

Hi, in what way is the WGA less toxic. I react to wheat germ really badly the nest day and it lasts for 3 days. I have just bought some sprouted flour and I feel not right quite soon after consuming.....does anyone know why? I bought some, well... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 09, 2012 at 1:56 PM

If you are gluten-sensitive/intolerant, the sprouting won't make any difference. There's still plenty of gluten. Why are you eating wheat anyway?

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by 80 · about 6 hours ago

I've been eating paleo for the past 6 months or so because I've always wanted to be the most healthy version of myself and I think paleo really helped me achieve that. Paleo gave me a good understanding of what it really means to eat "healthy",... (more)

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Primal_Toad 0 · February 01, 2012 at 2:28 AM

I watched Mat LaLonde's talk at AHS via video. I then watched an interview with him on youtube just a few days ago. He seems like one very smart dude. He takes what he says seriously. The baseline diet for all humans is meat, veggies and tubers.... (more)

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by 630 · about 6 hours ago

Are there any religious paleos out there? If so, do you receive communion? Werid thought that crossed my mind this am while reading wheat belly, by William Davis. because I haven't taken communion since I became paleo. I am a non practicing roman... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · January 23, 2012 at 1:16 PM

http://tinyurl.com/7aez5xu

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by 152 · about 6 hours ago

I'm doing pretty good with eliminating soy and dairy, and am on the fence about legumes since Archevore is looking pretty appealing as a starting place for me. Wheat and grains are right now the most difficult transition for me. I've severely cut... (more)

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JitzGrrl 0 · January 23, 2012 at 1:38 AM

My #1 change is that gluten makes me crazy in the social-anxiety sense; glutened I am paranoid about and paralyzed by other's reactions and intentions, which is miserable for me and everyone close to me. It was a huge and surprising finding, and... (more)

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by 245 · about 7 hours ago

Still trying to convince a few close relatives. I'm looking for a NONPALEO link that outlines the ill effects of wheat.

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Sara_S_ 0 · January 09, 2012 at 6:42 PM

My favorite recent non-meta-analysis for non-celiac populations is this 2010 study, where after a month of eating gluten free, the study participants had decreased inflammation. (more)

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