Wheat intolerance is undeniably a growing health epidemic.
In today's podcast we are joined by Cyndi O’Meara, a veteran pioneer of the nutrition industry and creator of the incredible What's With Wheat? documentary. Cyndi is passionate about educating people to make conscious choices with their health beginning with the foods we consume from farm to table.
What's With Wheat? is a critical look at the history of wheat, what has been done to it at a genetic level and the ripple effect playing out on human health. This podcast is a must-listen for those who want to be empowered by the choices they are making with wheat consumption.
Covered in this episode
[00:46] Introducing Cyndi O'Meara
[02:32] Cyndi's beginnings in nutrition
[08:53] From hippy to validation through science
[10:04] You cant help everybody
[13:10] Teaching about food
[19:33] Let's talk about wheat
[22:43] Tracing back the history of wheat
[24:01] The many places wheat is found in our lives
[24:51] The rise of wheat modification
[26:28] Glyphosate: a destructive herbicide
[27:32] The work of Dr Stephanie Seneff
[28:44] Glyphosate, the microbiome and the shikimate pathway
[30:43] The shikimate pathway-mood connection
[31:43] Glyphosate may be impacting glycine in the food chain
[34:42] Methods of glyphosate entry into the body
[37:40] Tyrosine, the shikimate pathway and coenzyme Q10
[38:20] Glyphosate and methylation
[40:07] The utility of organic and ancient grains
Research Explored in this Podcast