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Why 80% of People Worldwide Will Soon Stop Eating Wheat

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 there are so many adverse and crippling effects such as neurological impairment, dementia, heart disease, cataracts, diabetes, arthritis and visceral fat accumulation, not to mention the full range of intolerances and bloating now experienced by millions of people?

Approximately 700 million tons of wheat are now cultivated worldwide making it the second most-produced grain after maize. It is grown on more land area than any other commercial crop and is considered a staple food for humans.

At some point in our history, this ancient grain was nutritious in some respects, however modern wheat really isn’t wheat at all. Once agribusiness took over to develop a higher-yielding crop, wheat became hybridized to such an extent that it has been completely transformed from it’s prehistorical genetic configuration. All nutrient content of modern wheat depreciated more than 30% in its natural unrefined state compared to its ancestral genetic line. The balance and ratio that mother nature created for wheat was also modified and human digestion and physiology could simply could not adapt quick enough to the changes.

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I switched to

bricks. it's crunchier and more filling
solid BM , hard as a rock

And I will believe this when

And I will believe this when you reveal your magical alternative food source. haha

Seriously, people arnt just going to stop eating it unless you have an alternative food source to introduce.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Mark Shepard on Restoration

Mark Shepard on Restoration Agriculture

Wheat has saved hundreds of Millions of Lives

During the Green Revolution when modern day wheat was created, the goal was not to provide more food for Americans, but for the rest of the world that was starving. The high yield, high energy wheat that is now produced provides life to millions of people. It is estimated that 1 BILLION people have NOT died because of starvation due to the modern wheat.

Now are there some negatives to all of this? Of course. But the alternative is unimaginable. Many here have considered that wheat creates all of these health problems, but it could simply be that we eat too much of it. I recently cut out wheat (still going) for 3 weeks. I also cut out red meat, milk, soda, excess sugar, to do a cleanse. I feel great. I reintroduced red meat and I did notice a difference, but nothing drastic. Later this week I will start eating wheat again and will give an update as to what happens.

Now there is something I recently read. With wheat being planted world wide in such a large scale, there are now new fungus that attack wheat. The fungus does show up in the flower after the wheat has been processed. It could very well be that we are getting bacteria and fungus and this is causing these "health" problems.

Remember, be scientific, not emotional, when it comes to any issues.

Btw, I have read the book.

That argument is misleading

It's true, the cultivation of high-yield strains of wheat have saved millions of lives. Maybe even a billion lives.

However, making that argument implies that there would have been millions of deaths, or maybe a billion deaths if wheat wasn't part of the equation. That is not true. It may be a morbid argument, but a majority of those millions and billions wouldn't have been born had it not been for the cheap calories wheat provides. It can be argued that wheat subsidies and food aid in poor countries has in fact caused their explosions in population growth which has only exacerbated their poverty problems. This in turn has required still more aid to be sent to sustain them.

Don't forget that so-called western nations all had their own population explosions with the introduction of better healthcare and cheaper food. But those nations emerged on the other side richer and stronger, rather than poorer and sicker.

If you're going to defend the cheap calories of hybridized high-yield wheat (and other grains), you should define your goal as it truly is: To enable as many people to be born as possible. That, in essence, is the emotional argument which you are proposing. Some of us disagree with the idea that such a goal is noble. If you examine the poorest cultures on earth, you can immediately see how much harm our reckless interference has been doing.

A truly scientific argument would be an examination of how we can make existing lives better without causing a population explosion on a scale that would undo all of our efforts. Unfortunately, high-yield wheat has had a big hand in undoing just that.

2 Slices of Wheat Bread is the Equiv of Eating a Snickers Bar

2 Slices of Wheat Bread is the Equiv of Eating a Snickers Bar

Its not the wheat that is the problem, its the fact that its been modified to be harmful.

Eighty-percent of people

Eighty-percent of people worldwide? "Soon"?

Be more specific first...however, I'm very confident this prediction is completely wrong. Wheat has been and will continue to be a dietary staple for thousands of years in the future, as a matter of fact, as long as there are people on this Earth most people will consume wheat somewhere.

I haven't eaten wheat for over two years now--

and I don't have any of the typical diseases (including gluten intolerance, though I might be borderline on that) that usually make people stop eating wheat.

I have another illness that makes it such that I just do better without wheat.

What I don't understand is why more people don't grow millet.

Millet can be grown anywhere; it takes less out of the soil, and it can handle almost any climate, and I think it's possible to get more crops/year--

True, machines are made for harvesting wheat, but it wouldn't take that much--

Rice is very high maintenance, though many people (I include myself) love it--

but millet is not; it is less expensive and less resource-consuming to grow than wheat--

and it is not hard to bake with--

kind of hard to make raised bread, but then a lot of people do better without yeast, too--


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

Apparently the only place where wheat has remained

"un-engineered" is in Israel. Anyone got any more info on that?

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

This is bs

I have and grow organic, non-hybrid, heirloom wheat personally at my farm, not near any other wheat farms for about 200 miles, but shhhhh don't tells the governments :)

Btw its easy to get, there are many places in America that still grow organic wheat

Ok question...

...Does organic wheat still have the modernized harmful effects in which the article is talking about?

I only eat organic wheat, so I would like to know if "organic" wheat still can be modified in such the way that it has the harmful effects? Or does it even matter? Can organic wheat still have the "modified" attributes to it? still making it harmful?

Would really like to know..


Keep your eye on the prize! - Ending legal tender laws in order for the Federal Reserve System to self-destruct is of the upmost importance.
What in the World are They Spraying https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jf0khstYDLA

For God's sake can we grow

For God's sake can we grow hemp now? This is the biggest obstacle we face regarding America's recovery and path toward freedom. The are so scared to let our farmers grow hemp becuase then our Farmers will not be dependent on gov subsidies and huge agro-corporations wont have a government sponsored stronghold on our processed food production. Hemp seed is delicious and contains all the amino acids essential for Human health.

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

Devil's advocate here.

Even if Hemp was legalized in America, or any given state through nullification, why wouldn't hemp crops still become highly regulated, subsidized, controlled, taxed, etc. by the government?

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

That is a good question, it

That is a good question, it is because Hemp has a free market value from food production to manufacturing. Corn does not have this value and most be subsidized instead. As far as taxation and regulation, that will be our fight...

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

Because President Rand Paul will veto the bill

That's why!


Hemp USA has been advertising on the Alex Jones Show for a while. I finally bought some Hemp protein powder and my body has felt better.

They have lots of products there I plan on trying, as budget allows.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

The pancake recipe in Wheat

The pancake recipe in Wheat Belly Cookbook is awesome! Tastes so good. Much more satisfying than regular pancakes. My next wheat free recipes are bread and pizza. But Davis is hardcore. He shows you how to make these things without ANY grain flour. What then do you use? Just read the book and see. Amazing info.

No citations in article

As mentioned in the comments section of the article, the author makes a lot of claims and doesn't provide citations. While I agree with almost everything in the article, and can personally attest to much improved health since cutting out wheat as much as possible, this article hurts the credibility of the movement against modern wheat.

Another commenter also talked about Heritage Wheat which is as close to unmodified wheat as you can get (so they claim). This might be worth looking into.

With liberty and justice for all...who can afford it.

Let's start a movement

Let's start a movement against food! Once the food lobby gets you hooked on it as a baby, you can never get off it. Food is a danger to everyone!

Now where did I put those cookies...?

Oh, cookies!

Now I want some. Toll House and Snickerdoodles.

Just read Wheat Belly for the

Just read Wheat Belly for the references.


I'm planting my first crop of Einkorn this September, imported from Turkey. Going back to the original grains! In a few years, I'll have plenty of heirloom seeds to share with neighbors who might be interested.

The modern dwarf wheat is toxic garbage loaded with bad gluten, which has to be 'enriched' because it is so lacking in nutrition.

Wheat Belly

Lew interviews cardiologist Dr. Davis


Heard about this somewhere.....

Is anybody aware of any articles with sources and scientific data that has the same conclusions?

Dr. Davis has does years of research.


And you can Youtube "Wheat Belly Dr. Davis" and look at several good videos. This should get your research going.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

Thanks for the good word

I'm checking it out.

I cannot eat wheat

I don't have celiac disease, but wheat makes me very ill. I've felt a lot better since I went gluten free.

I've heard that some people have some heirloom wheat seeds, and they are going to start growing the original wheat that people used to consume. I'll be interested to see how that progresses, and I'll definitely try their wheat if I ever get the chance.

I've been eating Spelt.

Can't tell a difference. In fact, I think Spelt might be better.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

I haven't tried spelt

I've been using organic brown rice flour. I'll give spelt a try.

give millet a try--

if you buy it in bulk (organic) it's about half the price of brown rice--

maybe even less. On a good day I can get bulk brown rice for $2/pound; millet comes just under $1/pound; this is for the whole grains, organic--

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