How long does wheat live

Wheat Free Diet | Goodbye wheat bulb

You know from previous reports that my husband has long wanted to lose weight. You haven't heard of his success in a while. Why? Because the decrease unfortunately stagnated again and again. You could also say: he held his weight.

But that is not the goal - his declared goal is to lose an annoying 30 kg, which is difficult for him in the truest sense of the word. Now my husband has a new "enemy": wheat and, as part of this, is relying on a wheat-free diet!

When I'm on vacation, I always like to load audio books onto my cell phone so that I can relax on the sun lounger. I "cheated" the book under the beautiful novels WHEAT WAMP by Dr. med. William Davis. I didn't really expect my husband to hear this - but he did, and he did so with growing enthusiasm!

Farewell to wheatwuke - through life without wheat

My husband told me how unhealthy wheat affects the body and makes it sick and fat. The audio book must have been very haunting - especially with regard to diseases to be cured by avoiding wheat. At the following dinner my husband renounced the beloved white bread with the tapas under the Spanish sun. This has never happened before! For years I could talk my mouth fluffy when he reached for white bread instead of wholemeal bread and was able to give a lecture on empty carbohydrates etc. - nothing helped to drive away the desire for sloppy white bread. Dr. Davis must have made it now. I wouldn't tell you about it if the wheat-free diet phase ended after just 2 weeks. No, we have been living according to this plan for about 4 weeks and it is actually showing results!

Review: Farewell wheatwuette - through life without wheat

Regarding the book, one has to say that there are many scientific theses explained there, some of which are tiring due to constant repetition, but for the most part are very interesting. When we now check what wheat is contained in, we are particularly shocked when reading the contents of many packaged foods. Since I like to cook fresh organic food anyway and generally use little industrially produced food, this is not a great feat for me. But what about baked goods such as bread, cakes, etc.? So I ordered the book "Weizenwampe - The cookbook“With 120 wheat-free recipes. After all, the former adviser propagates that whole wheat, rye, corn flour and spelled are not the right substitutes for the “bad” wheat flour.

So what does Dr. Davis his bread?

He recommends - unfortunately quite one-sided in the recipe section - baking with almond flour mixed with various grains and gold flaxseed. Almond flour is easy to make yourself for those who own a high-performance mixer, but do I really want to do without all grains? So far we have started to only buy pure wholemeal spelled / rye bread in health food stores or to bake bread without wheat ourselves. At the moment it is enough for us to start without wheat flour. The wheat-free diet has already shown its first successes: My husband eats CONSCIOUSLY - he makes it clear to himself which ingredients the dish contains every time he eats out. That in itself is a huge step in the right direction, as otherwise people were more likely to eat what came on the table (or what was quickly obtained on the way). After all, he basically eats out for lunch, which led to the stagnation of weight loss and lead to cravings.

Change attitudes towards food

When eating at home, he knows that he can look forward to delicious and healthy food. Now he pays particular attention to what he is eating during his lunch break - he questions his meals! I am of the opinion that everyone must and can find their own way to a healthy body. It is well known that wheat flour is unhealthy and cannot be dismissed out of hand. I will test some of the recipes from the recipe book and I am excited to see what new ideas I will encounter. My husband is looking forward to wheat-free cheese biscuits, coq au vin, spinach and tomato quiche and other delicious cereal-free dishes that the book promises. We also have a lot of vegetables anyway and every now and then he likes to grill a nice fillet with it. Nobody will starve to death here ;-).

In the long introduction, the cookbook explains the most important findings and hints of the first book, which I find a little too detailed, since I already know the Weizenwampe book. The cookbook is to be seen as a supplement and, like its predecessor, this one too received mostly very positive reviews. Celiac disease patients will also find good ideas for new recipes. There is one for you guys hereReading samplein which the first 40 pages can be read.

About the side effects of the wheat-free diet:

  • My husband is less hungry, especially no more cravings!
  • The skin seems to be recovering
  • In the meantime he has already lost 8 kg.
  • Eating has become a pleasure without the feeling of doing without. Eating healthy is fun!

Tips for a gluten-free diet:

Almond flour you can make it yourself: e.g. grind whole almonds in a jiffy with the Thermomix (or another high-performance mixer). Please make eye contact, otherwise you have mush - although this is also great to use! You do the same with chickpeas. Although I have bought chickpea flour at the supermarket for a reasonable price.

Coconut flour can be found in the organic market, this is also used more often in the recipes. But you usually only need a little of it, so that the total costs are kept within reasonable limits. All other flours are of course also available in Internetto buy if there is no organic market or health food store nearby.

Otherwise I couldn't find any unusual ingredients in the book. I always have most of it in the house or can easily be found in the organic department.

Your health should make it worthwhile to use as little processed food as possible. Even if this seems more expensive at first. This cookbook is structured in such a way that the ingredients are repeated, i.e. the opened coconut flour is used up for other dishes and you do not have to constantly buy new, difficult to get food. In addition, you automatically eat less if you eat CONSCIOUSLY and in the long end you probably don't spend more money on food than before.

Conclusion on the book Weizenwampe - The Cookbook:

I like the wheat pudding books because they reveal how unhealthy we have been eating up to now. I myself have been eating almost wheat-free for a number of years. Reach more vegetables, fruits and good (organic) food! Whole-grain spelled bread or grain muesli will always keep you full longer than any toast. The recipes in the Weizenwampe cookbook encourage a gluten-free diet, which is definitely good for you. So far, the wheat-free diet can be combined with my vegan diet without any problems, so we are continuing to work on it ...

With this in mind: stay healthy!

Your Stephie