TAG: wheat

Is Your Daily Wheat Bread Healthy?

Raluca Schachter, Guest Waking Times Wheat is everywhere and in everything. There is no food store that doesn’t have at least several isles with foods containing wheat! In my practice, it’s interesting to observe the reactions people have when we talk about wheat and I recommend to eliminate it from their diet. I often get

Heritage Grains – The Solution to Modern Wheat

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times There’s no doubt about it – modern wheat is quickly becoming the new high-fructose corn syrup and a menace to wellness. Gluten found in modern wheat has been linked to rheumatoid arthritis, headaches, ADHD, psoriasis, poor gut health, depression, and multiple sclerosis, and is not tolerated by people with celiac

Research Proves Wheat Can Cause Harm To Everyone’s Intestines

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times The myth that you need to have ‘bad genes’ to experience intestinal damage from consuming wheat was disproved years ago. It is a common myth that wheat only causes immune-mediated intestinal damage within those with a rare genetically based aberration called celiac disease. Still relatively unknown research from 2007 clearly

Wheat Madness – Is This Popular Grain Provoking Mental Illness?

Carolanne Wright, Guest Waking Times A mainstay in most Western diets, wheat is normally not associated with mental illness. Yet research has shown an intolerance to compounds within the grain can cause major neurological issues, including psychotic breakdowns. Far from a benign food, wheat has been linked with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and even diseases like

10 Hidden Sources of Gluten

Dr. Amy Myers, Guest Waking Times Whether you are newly gluten-free or it’s been a way of life for you for awhile now it is important to watch out for hidden sources of gluten.  The best possible way to avoid gluten is to eat non-packaged, real whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, fish, poultry and grass-fed

New Study Signals Wheat-Autism Link

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times As the autism epidemic continues to accelerate, one of the least well known contributing factors goes mostly unnoticed: wheat consumption.  A new study published in the open access journal PLoS is reinvigorating the debate over what are the primary causes of the accelerating autism epidemic. Whereas too many within the

7 Foods To Stop Consuming Today

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times If just one quarter of developed nations would stop consuming the following seven foods, the incidence of obesity and preventable disease would drop more than 50 percent. These foods are toxic to the body, offer no nutritional value and create systemic inflammation making their consumption precursors to auto-immune and

Why You Should Consider Ditching Wheat!

Erin Schumacher, Guest Writer Waking Times People ask me all the time why I avoid wheat and say “what’s the big deal with gluten”? Why is it that all of a sudden gluten is getting so much press? Recently we’ve learned that gluten intolerance is the most undiagnosed disorder in the United States. For every person that is

The 3 Foods That Can Be Destroying Your Health

Neda Smith, FDN, CMTA, HHC, Guest Writer Waking Times Often addiction, especially to food, occurs during your childhood years. We all remember eating cereal as kids, but over the past three years the amount of cereal consumed by children and adults has increased to an all-time high. In its original form it was designed to

Modern Wheat Really Isn’t Wheat At All

Prevent Disease Waking Times Gluten intolerance is no longer a fringe medical concept. Researchers are fully aware there is a very big problem with modern wheat cultivation. Wheat is far from being a health food. It makes you fat, causes gas and makes your intestinal tract your enemy, or rather vice-versa. High-yielding and now genetically

New Study Shows Deception of Whole Grain Food Labels

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Barley, spelt, millet, and quinoa are just a few examples of healthier whole grains. However, the food industry is inconsistently classifying foods as “whole grain” and, in many cases, misleading consumers according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. One of the most widely

Why 80 Percent of People Worldwide Will Soon Stop Eating Wheat

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times The future of wheat is certain, and it’s toxic. There are as many health risks associated with the consumption of wheat as there are nutritional benefits claimed by the wheat industry. Why is there such a strong emphasis on the development of wheat products all over the world when

Wheat Gluten Newly Confirmed To Promote Weight Gain

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times New research confirms some of the basic tenets of the Wheat Belly, a book by Dr. William Davis, which argues that wheat avoidance results in healthy weight loss. Published in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry this month, and titled “Gluten-free diet reduces adiposity, inflammation and insulin resistance associated with the induction of

A Gluten for Punishment: the Whole Grain Assault on Health

Nathan Daley, MD, MPH Waking Times From Few to You Among thoughtful and informed medical providers and public alike, there is an ongoing transition toward recognizing adverse health effects from grains as being common and normal rather than rare and abnormal.  Not all medical providers, of course, support this change in perspective and some are

GM Wheat May Permanently Alter Human Genome, Spark Early Death

Lisa Garber Waking Times Experts say that the GM wheat currently in development by an Australian governmental research agency could, if ingested, shut down certain genes, leading to premature death or risk thereof to multiple generations. The GM wheat developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) using public funds is engineered to

Wheat Contains Not One, But 23K Potentially Harmful Proteins

Sayer Ji Waking Times Most folks don’t realize that when we are talking about health problems associated with wheat, or gluten, we are not talking about a monolithic entity, a singular “bad guy,” solely responsible for the havoc commonly experienced as a consequence of consuming this grain. After all, how could just one villain cause the 200+ different

Wheat: To Eat or Not to Eat?

The Health Coach, Contributing Writer Waking Times  That has become the question for every health enthusiast who has been hit with a barrage of conflicting reports about wheat in the diet. Since we’re dealing with the staff of life, this weighty issue must be reconciled in the minds of all concerned, especially those who are challenged