While oats themselves don’t contain gluten, in many cases they are grown on the same land and in rotation with gluten-containing grains (wheat, barley and rye). I’m not a thin person either so I wouldn’t imagine my insulin sensitivity is that great. Consume a bowl of organic, stone-ground oatmeal, for instance, without added sugar, and a blood sugar of 150-180 mg/dl in a non-diabetic person 30-60 minutes after consumption would be typical. re: «…my blood sugar barely budged after a large banana.». For an expanded Undoctored experience, join our Inner Circle to talk to Dr. Davis and others engaged in the program. Also , why is it that when they unearth a mummy form ancient Egypt there teeth a in really good condition ??? decay of oral health in the fossil record, focused on heart disease up to about 2006, Surviving the opiate withdrawal when stopping wheat, List of Wheat Belly safe baking flours and meals. However, oats help to promote healthy bowel function. Also nuts and seeds, so should we be cutting them out too!», Here’s Dr. Davis on nuts in 2013.________Blog Associate (click for details), I’d really like to see a study on oats raising blood sugar sky high. Firstly , the main reason why tooth decay MAY of come along with the eating of wheat would more than likely been because back then the wheat bread they ate was a very coarse bread which would grind down the teeth , the roman armies for example would have their own supply of wheat and there own portable wheat grinders, which did not work very well and resulted in VERY course wheat flower, this would grind down the the teeth and cause decay. Because barley is a whole-grain food, consumption provides several health benefits. So to use wheat as the scapegoat is nonsense , otherwise people who live in counties who have more of a high carb diet and eat REAL BREAD with a REAL FOOD diet and do not have any introduced sugars or processed foods have very good teeth ! Of course, add some milk, berries, sliced banana, or sugar and the carb count can easily approach 70,80, or 90 grams. Dr. Davis has personally reviewed each and every product. The glycemic index, or GI, of oats is 55, thereby falling in the medium range of GI. So Mr Davis is partly correct but not entirely ! Check it out — Dr. Davis newest book, Wheat Belly: Revised & Expanded Edition that condenses all Wheat Belly strategies into one book with new recipes, new success stories, with plenty of other updated material is in stores now! I would like to see his 5 point plan on how to get back to good health the “undoctored way” focus a little more on getting rid of processed veg oils. Times #1 Best Selling author and the Medical Director of the Wheat Belly Lifestyle Institute and the Undoctored Inner Circle program. re: «I would rather eat a bag of wheat or other grains like oats than consume a half cup of rapeseed oil, ANY DAY !». Raw oats are gluten free, while wheat contains the protein gluten. re: «…it is much better to decrease the omega 6 intake, and increase your omega 3 with foods high in omega 3 such as salmon etc…», Dr. Davis lately wrote about the ω6LA situation: Clarity on omega-6 fatty acids, re: «One last point on the OMEGA 6 issue , when cooking with rapeseed oil,…», Rapeseed oil might make a fine biodiesel, but is not a safe human food, at all, due to the erucic acid (and the ω6LA). Add a teaspoon of oil into a pan and saute it with mustard seeds and urad dal. The Egyptians had lots of sweet foods other than wheat ! It’s a fact: modern grains aren’t the same as they used to be a few hundred years ago, or even a few decades ago! Steel-cut oats are the whole oats (groats) that have been cut. Trans-fats, for example, go back to 1911, and we’re not clear of them yet (watch out for hydrogenation on the lard label). Aside from wheat, gluten is found in other grains such as kamut, spelt, barley, and rye. Many trials carefully avoided comparing oats to, say, bacon&eggs: “Meals composed either of raw rolled oats, oatmeal porridge or a mixture of raw rolled oats with raisins were served.”, So mostly what happens is people figuring this out for themselves, such as this on WebMD: “Why does oatmeal raise my blood sugar?”. ……….Here in England tooth decay really became a real problem when they introduced SUGAR into the diet ……..! re: «Also, if oatmeal raised blood sugar very high, wouldn’t I later be hypoglycemic, fatigued, irritable, hungry, all due to low blood sugar from insulin over responding?». The same is true for whole grains such as whole wheat, as it has good amounts of carbs including dietary fiber. So TWO excellent reasons to cut out the processed rubbish….1) It will reduce the sugar and fructose intake , and 2) will lesson the omega 6 intake. Because they ate very finely ground flower ! Got site to cite? It is sometimes impossible (celiac), but always needlessly difficult to implement a productive diet if grains stay in. Also, if oatmeal raised blood sugar very high, wouldn’t I later be hypoglycemic, fatigued, irritable, hungry, all due to low blood sugar from insulin over responding ? Soluble fiber is also known as beta-glucan, which has been thought to lower the risk of coronary heart disease. 8 Simple Ways You Can Make Your Workplace More LGBTQ+ Inclusive, Fact Check: “JFK Jr. Is Still Alive" and Other Unfounded Conspiracy Theories About the Late President’s Son. It’s a correlation, and it’s real. So let’s focus on oats and oatmeal. One cup of oatmeal contains 166 calories, while one cup of cream of wheat contains 126 calories. From there, you are going to find yourself with several possibilities. It’s not even the focus of this 2011 summary (which itself is not the current program). Grind them until oats and rava turn into powder. They are also very tolerant and are able to thrive in poor soil conditions, where other crops die. This is the main difference between oats and wheat. 3) certified winter oats. But oats are not without their own considerable problems. Gluten grains can grow within oat crops if they’re planted in the field the previous year, in which case the oats … Whole wheat provides the organism with lots of health benefits. Canada is the largest producer and exporter of oats. Yep, we’re familiar with Ancel’s Antics™. Nope. I’ve heard of the same thing with other people as well. It’s so addictive that I wonder if it drives people to post grain advocacy comments on low carb blogs.☺, re: «I just DON’T like the way Dr Davis shows these charts of how disease and obesity have increased in the last 60 years and then draws a chart showing how wheat has increased simultaneously !». Filed Under: Open Tagged With: blood sugar, gluten-free, grain-free, grains, insulin, low-carb, wheat belly. This is why oats should always be assumed to contain gluten unless they’re certified gluten-free on the label. Focaccia bread recipe–wheat-free, of course! re: «So yes all 3 are right and all 3 have really kicked in since the 1950.». I guess extreme statements win the hearts and minds of people using the internet these days though, DLM wrote: «No offense, but that’s a bit of an extreme statement.». Oats are naturally gluten-free, but often become contaminated with gluten when they’re processed. They make a terrible test item for glycemic response. In addition to old fashioned rolled oats and instant rolled oats, you have several more different types of oats that you can consider. For an expanded Undoctored experience, join our Inner Circle to talk directly to Dr. Davis and other engaged in the program. That was a good video you put on YouTube today, however do not foods like spinach also have high levels of Phytates ? Apart from individual metabolic status, and when the postprandial BG was checked, bananas vary dramatically in sugar content. Wheat gets the focus because it’s the enabler/ringleader: I Ate One Cookie and Gained 30 Pounds! On the Lustig theme, grain carbs are sugar (plus extra hazards). Wheat, rye, and barley have proteins that collectively are called 'gluten' in the food industry and the medical profession. Yes, similar charts exist for the fake fats, cheap sugar, certain pesticides, and, I shouldn’t be surprised: fake flavorants & colorants. It’s not just horses that “feel their oats”. We do not need to add sugar to our diet, FULL STOP ! The beta-glucans in oats might be their only benefit (and the researchers doing oats trials likely have little idea why), but it doesn’t compensate for the other problems, which only begin with metsyn. One last point on the OMEGA 6 issue , when cooking with rapeseed oil, if you over heat it or you let it cool down and then cook with it again and again, it becomes very unstable and OXIDISES ! So, why are the settlers putting up with them? You may have noticed a series of articles on this blog lately regarding foundational gut flora. Once again, this is notabout whether or not oats are gluten-free; it’s about the avenin protein that resembles gluten/gliadin. When you look at Dr Lustig’s video (as above) then you get to see that it is NOT ONLY wheat which has changed in the western diet in the last 50 years but also sugar consumption in other stuff such as the increased consumption of soda beverages in the last 50 years…… So, we have Dr Davis showing that in the last 50 years metabolic Syndrome has increased in the last 50 years and he blames it on whet, then we have Dr Lustig who shows that soda consumption with the huge amounts of sugar and fructose syrup has grown side-by-side with the increase in I have planted a variety of oats in oat trials twice in the last 3 years and have some perhaps over 20 different varieties of oats in the last 25 years and here is my answer to the leading question. You only have to look at proceeded food and to read the label and you will see that is is in everything, and it is no coincidence that most modern diseases are INFLAMMATORY ! Such beneficial elements as wheat has (prebiotic fiber) can be had from other sources, without the baggage. The glucose content of a banana varies dramatically depending on how ripe it is. Entire aisles don’t even need a visit: bread, cereal, candy, snacks, pop, sports/energy junk, processed meats, frozen meals/pizza. How long after consumption was the fingerstick done? So you either increase your omega 3 intake by a HUGE amount, or decrease your omega 6 intake ………it is much better to decrease the omega 6 intake, and increase your omega 3 with foods high in omega 3 such as salmon etc……. The role of oats in a gluten-free diet therefore remains a matter of debate. You do have a point…….. many of us can eat a Banana and it NOT raise blood sugar level , but then others do eat a banana it it might , WHY ? When Dr. Davis suggested to his patients that they try discontinuing wheat, they began marching in and reporting the disappearance of multiple DoCs — the non-infectious non-injury chronic ailments that consensus medicine pretends to have treatments for. Oatmeal is the same as well as rice. How far back? Whole oat groats is another type. because they have a metabolic syndrome ! No deficiencies will arise by switching to an enlightened ancestral (pre-agricultural) diet. Many people don’t, and I think that speaks as to why we might react negatively to oats and other previously healthy vegetables, DLM wrote: «I’d really like to see a study on oats raising blood sugar sky high.», They probably exist, but are hard to find in search, because the results are drowned in agenda-driven studies and trials trying to prop up the human market for this horse feed. Combine oats, coconut, wheat germ, seeds and nuts in a large bowl. The U.S. Supreme Court: Who Are the Nine Justices on the Bench Today. It’s actually kind of a shame, because there are some healthy components in oats, such as beta glucan. Oat is a wonderful cereal that is great for the health of human beings, and is next only to wheat and corn in terms of grown area and consumption in US. So look at it this way ……..Alchohol is OK in very small doses and infrequently, the body can deal with that, also the body can deal with a bit of a binge very occasionally, like when you go to a wedding etc……..it is the same with SUGAR , the body can deal with very small doses infrequently, the body can deal with that, also the body can deal with a bit of a binge very occasionally……….but like alcohol, if you abuse it, if you give your body too much to often there will be problems. All of which, of course, defines processed food-like substances. 1) Bin run oats. 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