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Javizy
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Wholewheat flour has concentrated amounts of everything that’s bad about wheat. It has so much phytate that people eating wholewheat end up absorbing less minerals than people eating white flour. The fibre literally damages your bowels too; that’s how it works as a laxative (your immune system secretes mucous in response to the damage). If you have any leaky gut issues whatsoever, then you’re in trouble too. Wholewheat is a pseudo-health food. If you crave wheat, eat it refined with something to blunt the GI. Better yet go with something less toxic like buckwheat, rice or gram flour. If you eat legumes, you should prepare them thoroughly to reduce their toxins too (soak or sprout, rinse, cook thoroughly etc). Preparing wheat in this way can reduce a lot of what’s bad about it, but obviously nobody does that.