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by 598 · about 3 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 5 · about 3 hours ago

So ive bern "paleo/primal" for quite a while now, at the beginning i wad super-strict, but moved now to a more moderate approach of the diet, i eat potatoes/rice after most workouts, have some full-fat, organic yogurt nearly daily and some... (more)

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PaleoGod 0 · October 13, 2013 at 2:43 AM

Refined.

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by 20 · about 3 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 571 · about 4 hours ago

Did anybody see this segment of the Colbert Report in January? Thought For Food Wheat Addictions It kinda bums me out that he makes fun of the idea wheat could possibly be bad for you, but it was a funny bit nonetheless. (more)

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VandyGear03 0 · February 25, 2013 at 11:03 PM

The first part was interesting, but it got kind of stupid. Still, the guy is a comedian. You can't expect solid news reporting. What do you think you're watching, "The Daily Show"? Actually, one of those two shows is where I was first exposed... (more)

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by 20 · about 4 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 4 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 115 · about 4 hours ago

I have been advised to try wheat germ oil for the stretch marks and was wondering if it's going to have the same negative effect on my body as consuming wheat? Also, my favourite lip balm contains wheat germ oil, is that dangerous as well? Many... (more)

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Buttons 0 · March 12, 2013 at 6:57 AM

If you're just paleo for general health, you're probably okay using those things, but if you have known wheat issues, at least cut the lip balm, since it has a direct path to your stomach. I'm sensitive to wheat, and I finally figured out that one... (more)

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by -1 · about 4 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 4181 · about 4 hours ago

Hi guys, long time since I've been on this forum, I've kind of drifted away from paleo, perhaps because I've been on Prozac for the last six months (came off a month ago) and am no longer depressed and as a result perhaps not so orthorexic I had... (more)

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by 1021 · about 4 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 75 · about 4 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 4 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 4 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 1032 · about 4 hours ago

Occasionally I find myself in situations where eating wheat products or grains is inevitable, like if you are out and the only food option is a bakery, and you are f-ing starving. Anyway, this happens to me occasionally, then about 1/2 an hour... (more)

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james_31 0 · July 29, 2012 at 11:17 AM

my first thoughts are... if you are 'f-ing starving' then i suggest that you are not eating properly in the first place. if you are getting enough protein, then 'starving' should not really be a feeling you get in less than one day without eating.... (more)

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by 12677 · about 4 hours ago

I just came across this interesting study and I'm not sure what to make of it. In a randomized controlled trial, participants were fed either white bread or whole grain sourdough style wheat bread for 6-weeks (the whole wheat contained some other... (more)

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Mscott 0 · July 01, 2012 at 6:52 AM

In case anyone is as curious I am, I have a incredibly speculative hypothesis about this study and decided it would be better to make it an answer. Maybe you've seen Denise Minger's blog post "The China Study, Wheat, and Heart Disease; Oh My!"... (more)

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by 14877 · about 4 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 4 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 5 · about 4 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 4 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 115 · about 4 hours ago

I found a couple years ago that I am seemingly gluten intolerant. For example during the holidays when I ate alot of wheat containing foods I was a mess for a week or two. I am generally gluten free but maybe once every other month I might have... (more)

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Mscott 0 · February 10, 2012 at 8:44 PM

Kurt Harris has a post directly answering that question: Stress Does Not Imply Hormesis. Some things, like wheat, probably don't have "mechanisms which where the body's responses leaves you physically 'better off' than before". If wheat is a... (more)

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by 15 · about 4 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 4 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 4 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

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by 152 · about 4 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 15226 · about 5 hours ago

'Wheat Belly' has been discussed and reviewed quite thoroughly on here, but one of Dr. Davis' statements that I haven't seen talked about much is what he says about amylopectin-a and it's ability to raise blood sugar quicker. I do not have his... (more)

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AndyM 0 · December 18, 2011 at 11:37 AM

This is the reference Davis uses in the book for the different structures of amylopectin and the subsequent faster digestion of amylopectin-A http://www.ajcn.org/content/61/4/938S The theory is that the structure is more readily handled by... (more)

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