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marinetrader

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Total Failure
« on: June 21, 2013, 05:20:08 PM »
I have been on the WH diet for six weeks and have gained weight.  My husband's blood sugar has risen.  What the hell is going on?  You people sing praises but I think this lifestyle change is a crock of shit.

Rita

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Re: Total Failure
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2013, 12:22:39 AM »
I really believe that every person is unique and that we have to find the right code for our own bodies.


For me, I had to remove dairy and replace it with goat milk.   That's been a positive change for me that's in addition to the low carb.


Jan in Key West is finding that adding the nutrients from bone broth is what is helping her.


A lot of us are finding that we need to add much more fat to the diet.


It's  still a journey for me, and I understand being frustrated.   

Bob Niland (Boundless)

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Re: Total Failure
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2013, 05:43:14 AM »
> I have been on the WH diet for six weeks and have gained weight.

Well, you need to be on the WB diet, and not the WH diet  :) .

Have you seen:
http://www.wheatbellyblog.com/2012/10/i-lost-the-wheat-but-didnt-lose-weight-2/

What is your net carb intake per day?
Do you have the WB Cookbook?

Suzhookem

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Re: Total Failure
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2013, 12:00:26 PM »
My husband and I also had the same reaction to WB diet. Although I lost 30 lbs initially I also discovered some additional medical issues I had to deal with thanks to WB diet. I wouldn't have known I had issues that needed to be addressed. Some days I swear at my lack of progress but at least I know what I'm dealing with. I enjoy having the power over my health.

Bing

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Re: Total Failure
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2013, 04:39:04 AM »
We're all the same and we're all different.
My girlfriend keeps gaining nomatter what / how she eats.

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Re: Total Failure
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2013, 05:54:47 AM »
Marinetrader
I have to say that I agree with you! I have been
Wheat Free for 4 months. Initial loss of
10 lbs...last 2 months 0.
As for feeling better, my sinus syjmptoms
have gone( managed before by a steroid). I have not experienced a
lift in mood, increased energy or decreased
joint pain. As for gastric, was in the ER
on Wed night with chest pains that was diagnosed
as Esophagitis!Have started on Pantoloc
And still feeling miserable. I have to say I was
feeling better before WB.
I work full time and more,so if I have to
be researching this and studying that, sorry
to say don't have time for it.
On my initial read of the WB book, I thought
this is great.While it seems to work for some,
I don't think we can say that"one size fits all"!
My experience will certainly not convince
my physician that this way of eating is best...just
my opinion and if anyone can suggest how
to do things differently it would be greatly appreciated!



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Re: Total Failure
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2013, 01:08:42 AM »
I don't think it's just a matter of 'dropping the wheat', you need to make more adjustments I'm affraid. Did you switch to whole foods? Did you drop other junk? How strict have you been? Enough water?


'wheatless life' will drastically improve how some will feel, for most I think it's 'just' an investment in long term health, my girlfriend doesn't really feel better but can't stand eating bread or other junk any longer, while before that would be no problem, tells you something did change. She's not losing weight either.

« Last Edit: June 24, 2013, 01:15:54 AM by Bing »

Jan in Key West

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Re: Total Failure
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2013, 10:24:08 AM »
Check your net carb consumption (keep a log of whatever you eat).....fructose consumption.....and dairy.  Drink lots of water and as Dr. Eades says...."Don't be a wuss......ramp up the good fats"!

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Re: Total Failure
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2013, 02:27:49 PM »
Unfortunately, because of my gastric issues
I can't tolerate extra fat....maybe because
I have been low fat/fat free for years..anyway
whatever is going on my epigastric
distress is frustrating. Just started Acidophilus
and notice a difference, not sure to attribute
it to that or the Pantoloc. I will remain wheat
free because it is not difficult, however
would just like to feel better. Oh, yes absolutely
miss my red wine and the decaf coffee ( headache)
from caffeine withdrawal!!

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Re: Total Failure
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