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Re: [IP] Total daily carbohydrate count



I don't have bad dreams.  And I eat wheat.  Maybe I'd sleep better,
though.  Hmmm.


On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 4:16 PM, d-d <email @ redacted> wrote:

> Wheat is mildly addictive due to the proteins in it and it's also mildly
> hallucinogenic, although nothing like LSD or magic mushrooms.  It's
> something that is unnoticeable until you try to go a few days without it.
>  It contributes to inflammation, IBS, etc. Some doctors, some of whom are
> heart surgeons, feel that it and sugar are more to blame for
> arteriosclerosis and not cholesterol and fats (trans fats are really bad).
> When I fell asleep after my first wheatless day ever, it was a deep,
> profound enormously satisfying sleep.  No bad dreams. I've also lost the
> compulsion to stuff my face with food every 2 hours or so.  Much better BGs
> sans wheat.
>
> It's not just about gluten.
>
> Denise Br.
>
> On 1/28/2014 4:24 PM, Susan Lane wrote:
>
>> I buy a good quality whole wheat in the food store and use a bread
>> machine.  There are 5 ingredients: water, honey, salt, yeast, flour.  I
>> also add chia seeds and sun flower seeds at times.  I know that everyone
>> is
>> saying that wheat is no good for you any more because it's engineered or
>> whatever, but I choose to not starve and since I don't seem to have a
>> gluten problem I will continue to eat bread.  My daughter is gluten
>> intolerant, so I do understand that this is a problem for some.  I also
>> think it's in style at times to get rid of a food when the "food gurus"
>> tell the world that one thing or another is unhealthy about it.  Susan
>>
>>
>>   On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 2:06 PM, MelanieTribeca
>> <email @ redacted>wrote:
>>
>>    What does that mean? Do you mill the flour yourself? Or do you mean you
>>> make
>>> the bread or pasta or whatever from scratch using store-bought flour?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Melanie
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jan 28, 2014, at 3:52 PM, Susan Lane <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>>
>>>  Here's one of those YMMV.  I eat wheat all the time, but it's home made
>>>> whole wheat and it does not go right through me.  I actually have to
>>>>
>>> extend
>>>
>>>> my bolus because it's so low glycemic index and takes so long to digest.
>>>> Susan.
>>>>
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