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Andrea AWsec
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Some of the foods I can grow myself.

Everytime I google one of the foods I find a wealth of information that is helpful for me personally.

Anyone else?



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"Healthy people have the least overt symptoms from eating avoid foods." Dr. D'Adamo
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Several of my old neutrals (that I really fancied ) and grow myself is a superfood or diamond
like raspberries, apples, asparagus and peas  


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Diamonds, superfoods, Neutral,*black dots, avoids
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Eventually I'll manage to settle somewhere with a wee garden to call my own, and I look forward to growing superfoods... I remember with relish picking and eating green beans and peas off the plant when I was a kid... Delicious, crunchy and juicy. Yum!


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Same here, I like apples, peas, rasperries, and asparagus.  Also, grapefruit, parsnips, turnips, rutabagas and some former dairy avoids ricotta cheese, mozza, and whey protien.


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Lost 3 lbs without even trying.
My hair stopped falling out.
My Rosacea disappeared

And my intestines are healing, Yippy


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"Healthy people have the least overt symptoms from eating avoid foods." Dr. D'Adamo
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that is powerful!
keep up the good results!


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I get to eat some hard Italian cheeses


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My DH can have more meat and dairy and my DD can have cottage cheese! For me I have more restrictions (no gluten or soft cheeses, a few new avoid fruits) but nothing I can't live without. I swear the white lines on my fingerprints are starting to go away already. Hurray!


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I am loving millet and quinoa.... gatherer superfoods! And oatmeal. (let's face it it's a lot more grain than an O is used to!)
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(hunter's) millet, quinoa and buckwheat have replaced my spelt and rye on the old O diet

also...I am a gheeaddict  


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this grain free O nonnie is very pleased with the welcome additions, too!
and don t forget the forever lost paneer or ricotta and the like.
too good to be true!


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I like that I've stopped craving sugar, I can indulge my pathological Britishness by drinking litres of black tea again, mate is the reason I get up in the morning (and it's how I manage to get up at 6.30 in the morning when I've never been a morning person. Ever!)

I've durably (rather than starvation yo-yoingly) lost almost 4 kilos in a month, I feel powerful rather than dumpy, exercise has become a pleasure rather than a chore, and I've learned to accept my body much, much more. I'm leaner and in better shape than ever before, and I can see that when this extremely stressful period is over and I can get into a proper routine, things are just going to get better.

The larger amount of grains allowed is wonderful too... Especially when like me, you live in the country that invented oatcakes! Ricecakes and almonds have become my new favourite snacks. This diet really plays to my strengths - I sort of felt shoehorned into a lot of the O lifestyle recommendations.


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Whoopee, I have found that I DO NOT have any problems eating spelt and whole-grain wheat!!! This is a major milestone for me. I had been afraid to try any gluten containing foods because I didn't want to rush anything to do with wheat, especially. (And this fear had plenty to do with the white lines on my fingers.) Well, to my absolute surprise, there were no problems!!!! It even tasted better to me than ever before!

Also, I have found that any kind of peas do not bother me at all as opposed to the almighty problems I was having with beans!!! Haven't tried butter beans, which I love, yet, but I plan to this week. AND the turkey I ate this week gave me a much needed lift and no problems!!!

Some things I've figured out and things I like about the GTD:
   I can eat a small portion of turkey with a large portion of peas and the protein combo does not bother me at all.
   I CANNOT abide corn (an avoid) in any shape, form or fashion, and it was causing untold problems for me on the BTD where it was listed as a neutral. It took several weeks on the GTD to get over the most noticeable problems it had caused me.
   I have learned, as many others have, that ghee is a major benefit to my stomach.
   Also, occasional goldenseal has been a very beneficial addition to my supplements.
   Oh, and I LOVE turmeric on green beans!
   I like the fact that I don't have mental fog anymore.
   And this one takes the golden prize: No more stomach aches that had plagued me for my entire life!!!
  
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I have found that I DO NOT have any problems eating spelt and whole-grain wheat!!! This is a major milestone for me.

glad this is what works for you!!! enjoy your WG wheat!!
take a few minutes to read a bit on WGA and decide if it s really what you need!
wheat evil

http://www.dadamo.com/bloggers/ask/archives/00000312.htm

long live individuality and freedom of choice!


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Many things like: honey, agave syrup, maple syrup, spelt, pecans.

Yes I like sweets!


My SWAMI diet is a blend of BTD and GTD Explorer, but I'm not totally compliant.  Also I try to choose foods that have a Low Glycemic index.  DW and DD are A+, probably also Explorer.
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I have lost 8 pounds without any attempt at weight loss.  These last 8 pounds have stuck to me persistently throughout decades of trying to lose them.  Suddenly I find my body at the ideal weight, and I'm thrilled at how much easier it is to do everything, less strain on my knees, clothes fit better, my body "feels" like me again, all thanks to the GTD.



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take a few minutes to read a bit on WGA and decide if it s really what you need!
wheat evil

http://www.dadamo.com/bloggers/ask/archives/00000312.htm

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This is rather confusing to me, Lola. Why would you say "wheat evil" when these I mentioned are superfoods for Warriors? I can't in my wildest imagination think that allowable wheat can be worse on my system than beans! If it is because there is the possibility of weight gain, never fear! I am not a fan of eating a lot of breads, but a sandwich with half a slice of homemade now and then or possibly a cookie every blue moon or so is my idea of the way to enjoy wheat. I don't have food addictions so there isn't a problem of me overdoing this at all. I don't need to lose weight because of anything to do with wheat, because I wasn't eating it when I gained weight. My system was completely out of whack because of severe external stress.
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   I CANNOT abide corn (an avoid) in any shape, form or fashion, and it was causing untold problems for me on the BTD where it was listed as a neutral. It took several weeks on the GTD to get over the most noticeable problems it had caused me.
  


Corn is an avoid for A nonsecretors.

It causes me a great deal of problems--even when consumed in small amounts concealed in other products.

--
Interestingly, on the Genotype diet it appears to be a black dot toxin for me (an explorer). Which means in a few months I should be able to eat it. But I am still vary wary of eating it since I have had such a problem with it in the past.


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I love pine nuts, pecans, apricots and peaches. And I love stringbeans, (raw)  and can eat buckets of raw peas too. Our health food store shells the peas and sells them in a container.  They're
fresh and are one of my favorite snack foods.  Also in the health food store, I found some maple coated organic walnuts that are to die for.  Like candy.  Have to be careful not to indulge too much but I feel like I'm cheating when I eat them.  I plan to make grape juice "popsicles" when it gets warmer. I found very tiny black lentils in Trader Joe's that are delicious.  I've gone through a few red grapefruit binges where I'd eat more than one a day.  I periodically crave grapefruit and then quite abruptly don't want any more.   I've got my core group of super foods that have become my favorites...but.. my biggest problem is when I'm eating out.  I'm disappointed that restaurants don't offer me the foods that I've gotten so used to eating at home.



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Less garbage, the diets are definitely environmentally friendly. More compost, though, so looking into doing that gardening thing too. Guess now's a good time to get started! Problem I need to overcome with that is "deer", we get herds in our yard. Well, "families" at least. Not too long ago they were more beneficial in my freezer but now I think I'll just leave them be. So I'd need to build a tall fence with a netted roof to keep them out. Bears and slugs also a problem. Oh bother.


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Quoted from Andrea AWsec
Lost 3 lbs without even trying.
My hair stopped falling out.
My Rosacea disappeared

And my intestines are healing, Yippy


How long on GTD did it take to notice these changes?
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I noticed the weight loss when a co worker said my face looked thinner. We have a scale at work, so I weighed myself and to my surprise I was down three lbs. It took 2 months to lose any weight.


Hair stopped falling out once I went gluten free and started the Gt diet. It is hard to tell which came first.
The Rosacea eased up at first but after 2 1/2 months  I don't get the red flush anymore. I did not have the acne just the redness.

My GI tract well, that I am sure is healing because I know Peter wouldn't promise it if it wasn't true.
My BM's have changed as well, hope that is not TMI


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Quoted from mikeo
(hunter's) millet, quinoa and buckwheat have replaced my spelt and rye on the old O diet

also...I am a gheeaddict  


I love ghee also.  Can't believe I waited so long.  Anyone know how to make your own?


Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again.  Blessings, meribelle
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I have actually started to enjoy a bit of fresh grapefruit (the red ones).

I have tried cooking with ghee but there must be a knack to it, as I found it tasted too strong (but when the Indians use it you don't taste it).


8 feb 2008:Weight Loss on GTD so far (without trying): 4 kilos (about 8 lbs - half a stone)
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