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William Davis - The Dangers of Wheat


Dr. William Davis, cardiologist and seeker-of-truth in health exposes "healthy whole grains" for the incredibly destructive genetic monsters they've become. Over 80% of the people he meets today are pre-diabetic or diabetic. In an effort to reduce blood sugar, he asked patients to remove all wheat products from their diet based on the simple fact that foods made of wheat flour raise blood sugar higher than nearly all other foods, regardless if the wheat is organic, multi-grain, whole grain or sprouted. The results were positively drastic. Dr. Davis will discuss the benefits of going wheat free. We'll cover genetic changes of wheat verses ancient grains. He explains how modern wheat is an opiate and appetite stimulant. William also breaks down the internal components of wheat and how they interact with the body in negative ways linked to a slew of health problems. He also explains the great lie of gluten free bread. Why aren't doctors giving this important research any attention?

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Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

Although it's extremely difficult,

avoid all gluten if you can. It's difficult because they try to slip into just about everything they can.

I started to notice how I felt after eating some "whole wheat" bread. I felt sickly and I felt the urge to eliminate within minutes. It's like your body is telling you, get this the hell outta here.

Not to mention, having 6,8, and even 10 bowel movements a day. I know it's not a pleasant subject but, was a reality for me. Luckily, I work from home.

Also, my acid reflux has gone away. I was taking nexium and/or tagamet twice a day. The PPI's are exceptionally bad because of acid rebound.

I tend to stick to meat and veggies.

Although it's extremely difficult,

avoid all gluten if you can. It's difficult because they try to slip into just about everything they can.

I started to notice how I felt after eating some "whole wheat" bread. I felt sickly and I felt the urge to eliminate within minutes. It's like your body is telling you, get this the hell outta here.

Not to mention, having 6,8, and even 10 bowel movements a day. I know it's not a pleasant subject but, was a reality for me. Luckily, I work from home. LOL!

Also, my acid reflux has gone away. I was taking nexium and/or tagamet twice a day. The PPI's are exceptionally bad because of acid rebound.

I tend to stick to meat and veggies.

Use sea salt. More stomach acid breaks down gluten better.

Salt restricted diets leave gluten undigested. Salt to taste it is actually healthy for your heart. Farmers put out a salt lick, they don't limit their prize steer to one lick a day.

Dr. Wallach discussed this issue on one of his youtubes.

Acid reflux is actually misnamed. They are treating the process as acid reflux when that is not the correct description of the process. They are treating the wrong problem.

Sounds like you have lost a lot of minerals out the back door. 60 are essential. Minerals are lost in sweat and out front door.

Whole wheat and fiber grabs minerals it finds in the gut and carries them away.

Without replacing the 60 essential minerals lost everyday disease happens.

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this is all so new to me--

I stopped eating wheat a year ago when I was hit with serious health issues--

I'm getting my life back. It's hard for me, a former vegetarian, to make the changes, but I haven't had wheat for over a year--

I do eat low or non-glutenous grains, a very small amount of them--none of the ancestors to wheat, however--
no rye or spelt, just brown rice, millet, quinoa--

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Pasture fed chickens are cheap to keep. Just add water.

The eggs are a complete protein plus essential fatty acids and nearly all the essential vitamins.

They are a good source of minerals if it's in the soil. Certain gravels are a good source of minerals. Wood ashes are pure plant mineral. Add to soil.

Use sea salt and cut it with wood ashes. See salt contains all the trace minerals. Wood ashes are cheap. Salt does not affect blood pressure and is needed to produce the stomach acids that will tear down the glutens and complex proteins into amino acids that can be safely used by the intestines.

Grey or white hair or varicose veins, wrinkles or stroke are a warning of copper deficiency. Hd a stroke went to hospital and it cost insurance company $20,000. All the warnings of copper deficiency are obvious just looking at me. Twenty doctors did. Instead they seemed to think I had a statin deficiency.

I fully recovered and then got Dr. Wallach's "Rare Earths Forbidden Cures". Smoking depletes the bodies copper stores.

High blood pressure, cramps and twitches are a calcium deficiency.

Cardio myoapathy (heart attack) is a selenium deficiency.

Asthma is a magnesium, manganese and essential fatty acid deficiency. Eggs are good.

Jerry Lewis was fired for his Telethon after Dr. Wallach sent him information on how he had cured Muscular Dystophy with selenium supplementation.

Prostrate or cancer problems are a selenium deficiency. Proven in 1912. Thyroid issues are an iodine and selenium deficiency.

The poorest people in the world use seafood or wood ashes and clays to live to 100 or beyond.

Average age of Medical Doctors is 56. I'll visit the doctors for trauma. Nothing else.

Of course, I am guessing what your health issues might be. Titanium implants or staples have killed friends and are killing friends now. Doctors say they are inert a prescribe morphine even though it down't work.

Whatever your issue I'd wager it could be cleared up by the November election on the cheap. Getting healthy is easier if you are too poor for medical care. Especially with the information that is out there today.

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I use 'raw' salt--the kind that has flecks of minerals in it--

and have for years--

where do you get copper? Do you eat wood ashes then? We have lots of ash--

my health problems are, actually, not dietary-related, but are very hereditary and long-standing, but the diet does help eventually; it has to--

and I haven't seen a medical doctor in 30 years--

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Poor people who live until 120 or more use wood ashes.

No, I haven't tasted wood ashes except at scout camp. Years ago my son and I cooked steak directly on the hot coals of a hardwood fire. It was midnight but the steaks tasted great. There must have been wood ashes on both sides.

I used to use sea salt but switched to iodized salt. But I missed the sea salt. Was it a nutritional addiction, a body craving? The body has 'tells' when it is deficient but they are tricky to discern. Sometimes toxic addictions are false tells. It's tricky business for sure.

As for copper and other minerals I have been looking at these supplements Ultimate Selenium 90 Caps

In the mean time I stripped a foot of copper house wire and threw it in an clean gallon milk jug with distilled water harvested from the frost melt in the freezer. After it sets a while it takes on a greenish tinge. I have been using a squirt bottle on my varicose veins. I also drink a some.

Like colloidal silver my colloidal copper is anti-microbial.

It's an ongoing experiment but I don't want another stroke no matter how minor. Grey hair is not my thing either. Zinc and copper work together preventing copper overdose. I bought some zinc lozenges on sale. Now I am wondering about zinc dipped pails or watering cans.

I will be adding some wood ashes to a zinc plated watering can add water. Add enough vinegar(acid) to show neutral on litmus paper. I was going to use it to water the garden. But I wonder what it tastes like? I wonder if the chickens will be interested? I was wondering about Clair's fish ponds.

In the old days we washed with soaps made of wood ashes. Everyone back then knew what soap tasted like. Phil my farmer friend told me they used to put wood ashes in the garden. I take it he means his parents or grandparents used to.

The French smoke cigarettes like chimneys but they also cook in copper pots. Is it a coincidence that the French live long lives? The French also eat with silver plateware. Paul Revere was a silver smith. Wine has antioxidants from the grapes and tastes best from silver cups.

The vets have found that some genetic issues are a mineral deficiency that allows for the bad genes to turn on and can be turned back off with supplementation. Adding the essential 90 minerals, vitamins and nutrients.

If a hereditary problem worsens bad genes being activated strongly suggests deficiency that can be reversed.

It's a bit expensive but that Beyond Tangy tangerine contains all the essential vitamins, amino acids and 60 bio available minerals. Walnuts and purslane http://www.naturalwaylawn.com/lawn/id/weeds/purslane.html added to salads for Omega-3 essential fatty acids and finally some protein.

If ya'll are like me, I'm thinking I'm not getting any younger and I had better find an inexpensive and sustainable way to maximize my lifetime.

I've been talking with my octogenarian friends to hear what the recall. This is all knowledge we have lost. Or it is just hidden in plain sight. Some clay is mineral rich.

In the movie the Old Rose was throwing a clay pot when she heard news of the discovery of the Titanic. I don't know any potters, yet.

Mostly I am just thinking onto the screen and sharing these thought with ya'll. If anything here proves useful, just pay it forward.

If you discover any possible connections I would be pleased to see them.

Liberty brings property.

Live long an prosper! One down, one to go.

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well, thanks, Paul_S., you've given me . . .

some things to consider. Ashes . . .--

I need to put that (pun intended; I've never smoked anything in my life) in my pipe and smoke it--LOL!

We have more ashes that we know what to do with--

Spouse thinks we need to toss them; I keep wondering if they would be good for something--


it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

The first US Patent was issued for wood ashes.

Wood ashes were exported to England.

Maybe you could sell the ashes by the barrel.

Or to improve the product:

Use with care:

Literally Hot Trend: Chefs Putting Ash on Food

We could be trend setterss! Hooda thunk?

google "wood ash fertilizer"
google "wood ash feed supplement"

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Check some of the comments on

Check some of the comments on that chow.com link. Some of those people are clueless regarding the mineral content of ashes and the long history of their culinary use.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

hey, thanks for this--

we have a lot of them--

since we heat with wood. :)

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

You can also take liquid

You can also take liquid colloidal minerals from Youngevity or NOW. Youngevity's Ultimate Selenium (selenium is a very important mineral) is also a great source of copper.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

thank you . . . .


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Great Post

I'm 60 years old and developed diabetes and hand excema over the last 7 years. The hand excema was very bad. The VA doctors were clueless and just wasted my time. I read about allergies due to nickel poisoning from soy, peanuts, legumes, etc. Avoiding these helped but it turned out the main culprit was wheat flour and bread, whether whole wheat or white bread. I suspect GMO soy as an ingredient in bread has been what has caused the excema. But it could be just the damn wheat.

Glad you're getting it sorted out

Glad you're getting it sorted out. For me, everything feel apart in my early 40s.

More often than not, eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis in general are symptoms of celiac disease/gluten sensitivity. Dairy and soy and corn can cause the same problems. Once you get bad celiac damage and "leaky gut" syndrome, then almost anything can cause trouble.

Here is a list of symptoms related to gluten...


Also, where intolerances and sensitivities such as these exist, candida is usually also an issue. One should consider taking probiotics.


You may also be interested in these Dr. Wallach vids.


Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

What a coincidence, I just started reading a good book

called 'Healthier without Wheat' by Dr. Stephen Wangen. I was shocked by the amount of pages of problems that wheat and other grains can cause. Thanks for you post.

My mom & sister do the 1 ingredient diet

They try to eat and drink things with only 1 or very few ingredients. Most baked goods are forbidden unless homemade occasionally. Meats, fruits, vegetables mostly. Easy if you like to cook. Hard if you are lazy like me! I like to cook, but I don't like to clean up afterwards, therefore I don't cook too much. I'll probably get fat.

The best way to think about any food is:

Did we have it available or eat it 20 000 years ago?
If not then its probably not good for us.

The mass farming of wheat and its products started 10 000 years ago and research shows that the people who ate it everyday died much earlier then their hunter and gatherer ancestors.
Wheat helped us to feed all the people who build larger communities and then citys but in the long run it didnt help our health.

Our body can convert pretty much everything but thrives only on the natural diet that helped us survive for thosuands of years before we started to industrialize our food.

Check out paleo diet and especially Aquaponics(which is the way to go health and liberty wise ;') )

I can't agree more, I even lost nearly 30lbs in 4 1/2 months...

just by skipping wheat and grains in nearly every meal since. I was warned by my primary MD late Dec that I was at pre-diabetic condition (familial/genetic from Mom's side of family)...

Now due to the lost weight, my fbs sugar is in the normal range and same normal values for my HgbA1C (from my last physical end of March); ditto on my triglyceride and LDL levels. My B/P was like WOW!! I feel light on my feet, my joints have no pain at all, esp my feet when I get up from bed in the morning, no labored breathings..none. I eat less starchy foods, abhor those with the highest. I count my calories diligently daily and follow the glycemic index. Eve though I indulge one in a while for the occasional "In-N-Out ,etc" I choose the lowest in calories and be within my target calorie count (less than 1400/day). I kept off the weight ever since. For me, losing weight this way was a breeze (if you have the discipline).

It seems that we aren't

It seems that we aren't really designed to eat grains and grain products, and when we do, our mental and physical health goes wonky.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

Just remember, avoid starchy foods, esp the high ones and you'll

be fine.

I had to admit, working as a nurse for a diabetic clinic sure galvanized me in abhorring nearly everything starchy...and in losing weight (don't wanna be a patient).



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Find! We need to be healthy to show the way for the future...

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!


This is interesting because I have always regarded wheat as healthy.



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Look it up. Or the Paleo diet. They're quite similar.

I'm in better shape than when I was in the Marine Corps, and minor medical issues, especially inflamations, tend to dissipate.

same here!

Im Insulin dependent.On Paleo I need 5% of my insulin intake while being 1000% more fit then on a vegan/vegatarian or any other carbohydrate diet.

Cant remember when I was the last time sick while my friends are all cranky through the winter. SAD diet is a sad diet.

Its similar to the constitution. We already have/had everything that we need to live a good and healthy life.

Agreed. Paleo is the way to

Agreed. Paleo is the way to go.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

Thanks to the DPer who posted

Thanks to the DPer who posted this previously.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.