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Why Wheat is One of the Worst Carbs for Your Health

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Technically speaking, wheat is a grain containing carbohydrates. It makes up most of our noodles and breads that are the source of most carbohydrates in our diet. Modern wheat really isn’t wheat at all and far from the health food the wheat industry wants you to believe it is.

Another Reason Why Wheat and GMOs Can Destroy Your Health

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times A new study indicates that wheat contributes to the growth of pathogenic bacteria in our gut, adding to growing concern that GMO foods are doing the same.  A new study published in FEMS Microbiology Ecology titled, “Diversity of the cultivable human gut microbiome involved in gluten metabolism: isolation of microorganisms with potential

7 Reasons To Stop Eating Bread

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Bread is almost sacred in many cultures and society, but processed breads today are not what they were forty years ago. More than 70 percent of people who eliminate bread cold turkey experience an immediate weight loss within the first two weeks. It is wrongly placed at the bottom

Should Wheat Be Reclassified as a Pathogen?

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times A provocative, though still largely under appreciated study titled, “Parallels between Pathogens and Gluten Peptides in Celiac Sprue,” published in PLoS in 2008 proposed a radically new definition of pathogen be employed to understand the extensively documented harm that the consumption of wheat is capable of doing to human physiology. The new theory proposes that

Why Eating Wheat and GMOs Will Destroy Your Health

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times A new study indicates that wheat contributes to the growth of pathogenic bacteria in our gut, adding to growing concern that GMO foods are doing the same.  A new study published in FEMS Microbiology Ecology titled, “Diversity of the cultivable human gut microbiome involved in gluten metabolism: isolation of microorganisms

Is Eating Wheat at the Root of Your Depression?

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times How ironic it would be for the most prized food of Western culture — wheat — to be at the root of the global epidemic of depression? The powerful neurotoxic and psychoactive properties of wheat have only recently come to light. For many decades the near exclusive focus was on

How Wheat Literally Decimates Your Health

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times Decimate is an interesting word, as far as wheat and gluten toxicity goes.  First of all, many who have been fortunate enough to have identified wheat’s adverse health effects at the root of their often misdiagnosed health problems, know intimately that it is capable of decimating the health

The Future of Grain – Einkorn, Teff and Quinoa

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Many people are discovering that modern wheat is the perfect chronic poison. The consumption of wheat and wheat-containing products has been linked to many devastating and chronic health conditions including gluten intolerance, celiac disease, endocrine system disruption, leaky gut syndrome, chronic fatigue, diabetes, mental illnesses, and more. As a result,

Two Popular Foods May Turn Immune System Against Brain

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times A new study published in the open access journal Nutrients titled, “The Prevalence of Antibodies against Wheat and Milk Proteins in Blood Donors and Their Contribution to Neuroimmune Reactivities,” implicates two of the Western world’s most popular foods in various forms of immune-mediated brain damage and dysfunction, including gluten ataxia and multiple

Wheat May Promote Diabetes Through Disturbing Gut Flora

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times While it is not a commonly understood concept that wheat or gluten can cause blood sugar disorders, and certainly not as serious as type 1 diabetes, which involves the autoimmune destruction of the insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas, a sizable body of animal and human data points to

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