Denise is not gluten-free—she’s grain-free!
Denise shared her photos and comments chronicling her first few weeks on the Wheat Belly lifestyle: “In February when this first pic was taken, I had been just gluten-free for 2 weeks. My endocrinologist introduced me to Wheat Belly. “The progress pictures are from today after strictly following Wheat Belly just for the past few weeks. Overall I’m down 21 pounds. I’ve lost 6 in the past 2 weeks! I have Hashimoto’s and am finally starting to have more energy and not feel as bloated. “I’ve even got my husband on board (reluctantly) but, even though he hasn’t been as strict as...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - July 8, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Dr. Davis Tags: Wheat Belly Success Stories gluten grains Hashimoto's thyroiditis Weight Loss Source Type: blogs

Thyroid: Ignorance, Neglect, Indifference
Dawn shared her thyroid experience that provides a wonderful encapsulation of many of the issues we encounter when we try to get thyroid health re-established: I had a TSH of 3.9 for years, and they ALL said my thyroid was fine, then tried to give me antidepressants and told me to exercise more and sleep better. It made me so mad, because I knew I wasn’t depressed and I was exercising. I finally found a functional doctor who tested all of them. Not only did my free T3 and T4 prove that I was indeed hypothyroid, but my antibodies showed I also had Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Hmmm, imagine that: I wasn’t depr...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - February 23, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Dr. Davis Tags: Wheat Belly Lifestyle autoimmunity endocrine disruption grains Hashimoto's thyroiditis hypothyroiditism iodine Source Type: blogs