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Have you given up wheat for weight loss? How well did it work?

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Beechview Sat 16-Nov-13 15:16:22

I've decided to give up wheat for a while to see if it will help me to lose weight. I think I rely too much on bread and eliminating wheat from my diet will also mean I can't have cakes and biscuits. That's got to be a good thing.

Anyone given this a go?

Geckos48 Thu 21-Nov-13 08:30:55

I have been naughty and had take-away pizza with the kids last night. Today I am eating good wholesome food promise ;)

Beechview Thu 21-Nov-13 09:33:16

I couldn't resist and got on the scales which are 2lbs down after 4 days! I do look less bloated and I've started doing some stomach exercises every evening too.

I don't think you necessarily lose weight just by going wheat free as you can still eat huge portions of whatever you do eat but I've found that I don't have that mad overeating urge.
I would eat tonnes of toast with butter and marmite. If I made a cake, I'd end up eating half of it. That's not happening at the moment and I just seem to have more willpower to resist other bad food like crisps and chocolate.
I hope this works! I'm so sick of being overweight and feeling tired, fat and frumpy.

Beechview Thu 21-Nov-13 09:33:51

How are you feeling after that pizza Gecko?

Beechview Thu 21-Nov-13 12:54:22

Dh has just given me a box of posh chocolates (apology from him and he happened to be near the particular shop today) that I love.
I genuinely feel no desire for them whatsoever shock

Geckos48 Sun 24-Nov-13 20:30:32

I feel fine, back on the no wheat thing tomorrow eep!

We are just bad at dieting me and the husband!

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