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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby Queen K » Apr 5th, 2018, 9:25 pm

Jflem1983 wrote:Tried it . Liked it. Really started to feel better.
When i fell off the wagon with it . I never went back to eating like that . Should have stayed with it. My guts always ache. When i was eating grain free i felt better


Should you not get that investigated? :135:
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby Jflem1983 » Apr 5th, 2018, 9:28 pm

Queen K wrote:
Jflem1983 wrote:Tried it . Liked it. Really started to feel better.
When i fell off the wagon with it . I never went back to eating like that . Should have stayed with it. My guts always ache. When i was eating grain free i felt better


Should you not get that investigated? :135:



Na. Just be more bs meds . I know its self inflicted. Just told u when i ate better it went away.
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby Queen K » Apr 6th, 2018, 10:55 am

You did, but there may be underlying issues. But okay :D
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby RustyCrayon » Apr 7th, 2018, 12:09 pm

Queen K wrote:
RustyCrayon wrote:Update:
It has been almost a week of grain and wheat free eating for me. I'm also trying to cut out sugar as much as possible.
The first few days were difficult. Felt lousy, almost like I was coming down with something. But now I'm feeling a lot better. I have way more energy. Mood is more even. No more crazy highs and lows. I'm no longer bloated.

And I lost 5 pounds!
...which I'm guessing was mostly water.

The most important part is that I feel a lot better though. So I'll keep at it.


Is there another up date for us Rusty Crayon? I'm feeling low and wish to explore cutting carbs too.


Things are good! No more weight loss. But I don't really need to lose any weight. Overall I feel a lot better. More energy and no crazy lows, which is great. Less bloated. My skin looks better too. I have a history of um...loose stools (TMI :sosorry: ) My family all have chronic diarrhoea/IBS. Since eliminating the wheat, grains, sugar and most carbs, my bathroom habits are what most would consider normal. I'm pretty excited about that! :smt045

I'd definitely recommend giving it a try Queen K. As I mentioned before, the first week is difficult, but you'll start noticing the difference in how you feel pretty quick.

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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby two_shoes1mit » Apr 16th, 2018, 9:09 am

I've been sugar and wheat/grain free for 2 months now. Lost 12 lbs, and have way more energy than before. Sleeping better and the bloating is gone. Would recommend the wheat belly detox, definitely.

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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby Queen K » Apr 16th, 2018, 9:25 am

I have to take my coffee without sugar now? :200:

Seriously, I know I have to cut back but totally without? I'm gonna dieeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby two_shoes1mit » Apr 16th, 2018, 10:03 am

Absolutely not. I use a sugar replacement, with zero calories, and you can't tell the difference.
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby Bsuds » Apr 16th, 2018, 11:22 am

two_shoes1mit wrote:Absolutely not. I use a sugar replacement, with zero calories, and you can't tell the difference.


What are you using?
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby Queen K » Apr 16th, 2018, 11:26 am

I can't eat any sweetners outside of organic sugar now. The bad taste in my mouth just isn't worth it.
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby two_shoes1mit » Apr 16th, 2018, 3:06 pm

I use Xylitol.
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby Bsuds » Apr 16th, 2018, 4:39 pm

two_shoes1mit wrote:I use Xylitol.


Thanks but that gives me the runs so can't use it.
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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby Lemmys_76 » Apr 17th, 2018, 4:54 pm

Grain free and low carb, high fat diet for close to 2 years. I like Erythritol and then adding liquid pure stevia drop by drop until the sweetness is right. Erythritol is about 70% as sweet as sugar so the stevia is required. You probably already know that stevia alone is bitter. Together they work very well as a sugar substitute. I too tried Xylitol but experienced some evil digestive issues. That it will kill my pets if they eat it should have clued me in!

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Re: Wheat/grain free eating

Postby RustyCrayon » Apr 17th, 2018, 5:07 pm

Lemmys_76 wrote:Grain free and low carb, high fat diet for close to 2 years. I like Erythritol and then adding liquid pure stevia drop by drop until the sweetness is right. Erythritol is about 70% as sweet as sugar so the stevia is required. You probably already know that stevia alone is bitter. Together they work very well as a sugar substitute. I too tried Xylitol but experienced some evil digestive issues. That it will kill my pets if they eat it should have clued me in!


The Zylitol didn't work for me either. Getting used to Stevia. I use the powdered version in my coffee and the liquid in other things. Some brands seem more bitter than others. Haven't tried Erythritol yet.

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