FMTV - What's With Wheat?

What's With Wheat?

Runtime: 78m 44s | Release date: 2016

This film features: Cyndi O'Meara, David Perlmutter, Joel Salatin, Kim Morrison, Vandana Shiva.

More and more people are diagnosed with celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitivity than ever before! You have to ask the question, "WHY?".

Cyndi O'Meara, nutritionist and founder of Changing Habits, went on a global quest to find out the reason why! She could not understand why, after millions of years of eating wheat, we now have this growing epidemic of wheat and gluten intolerance.

Fourteen experts from Australia, United States, England, New Zealand and India, including Dr. Perlmutter, Sarah Ballantyne, Dr. Terry Wahls, Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, Pete Evans, and others, weigh in on the subject and provide chilling answers.

This is also about Cyndi O’Meara’s story. Cyndi has been a nutritionist for over 30 years, and has lived a healthy lifestyle her entire life. In fact, she has never taken any medication, not even panadol (acetaminophen). Cyndi went on an elimination diet a few years ago after gaining some excess weight and suffered aches and pains, which she thought was just part of getting older. After eliminating foods out of her diet, she noticed when she re-introduced wheat that her aches and pains came back. She started to question why, as she was brought up on a healthy diet, had eaten healthy foods all her life, and the bread she ate was always from organic sources.

Our wheat has changed dramatically; it doesn’t even resemble what it used to look like. Not only are we seeing more wheat and gluten sensitivity, but there is also a strong connection between gluten and autoimmune diseases.

This documentary answers these pressing questions:

  • How is our wheat grown now?
  • What is added to the wheat?
  • How is our food processed differently now?
  • How much wheat we are consuming as a society?
  • Why is wheat now added to other foods and cosmetics?
  • Why is wheat so addictive?

So many people are used to not feeling well. Major changes need to be made in people’s diet, including the removal of wheat and gluten, to know what it feels like to feel well.

Tens of thousands of people are suffering with ill health and don’t realize it’s a result of the food choices they are making. They often assume it is part of their genetic make-up or the fact they are getting older. The story of wheat is the story of food; and people need to become educated, knowledgeable and aware. They need to start making changes to improve the health of their children and future generations. A "must watch" for anyone who is concerned about the foods they consume or may have any kind of health concerns. Wheat can certainly be the issue for many.


Cyndi O'Meara
Dr. David Perlmutter
Dr. Terry Wahls
Natasha Campbell-McBride
Joel Salatin
Leo Galland
Dr. Stephanie Seneff
Sayer Ji
Sarah Ballantyne
Pete Evans
Kim Morrison
Dr. Rodney Ford
Sally Fallon
Mark Sisson
Dr. Vandana Shiva


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Dawn Larrieu | 3 months, 1 week ago
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Cyndy Andrews | 3 months, 2 weeks ago
My husband has advanced ankylosing spondylitis, and along the way developed numbness from his toes to his legs to his groin. Once he cut out wheat 3-4 months ago, he is now experiencing feelings again in about 1/3 of the area that used to be numb. You cannot imagine how happy he is, and plans to keep the wheat out so the healing can continue.
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Pauline Balidiong | FMTV | 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Nice to know the progress, Cyndy! I hope keeps staying away from wheat for better health! I know you are there on his side! Wish you wellness :) ~ Pauline@FMTV
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Mel | 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Thank you!
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Ivory David | FMTV | 4 months, 3 weeks ago
You're welcome Mel ~ Ivory :)
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Jacinda | 5 months, 2 weeks ago
This gives such insight into why people should know what they are eating. I will be sharing this gem with everyone that is searching for alternative health solutions. Thank you, FMTV.
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Pauline Balidiong | FMTV | 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Thank you for this feedback, Jacinda! We appreciate you sharing this information and for helping others :) ~ Pauline
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Veronica Wood | 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Thank you for a wonderful documentary. I absolutely love FMTV but was a bit disappointed that you had a celebrity (Pete Evans) talking on the topic. :(
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Ivory David | FMTV | 5 months, 3 weeks ago
You're most welcome Veronica and we are sorry to know about how you feel on having Pete Evans on board ~ Ivory
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Gingi Freeman | 9 months, 4 weeks ago
This was exactly what I wanted to see - when I heard in the Day 1 video that "wheat always harms the stomach lining" I was like, "Whaaaaat?! Where's the proof?!" Thanks for following up with this additional film recommendation. I cut out wheat as a weight loss measure and was pleased with the results and it's since been a verrrrryyyy small part of my overall diet. But I'm thinking I'd like to cut it out for good. Thanks for this.