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Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Lose the Wheat Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health Author:William Davis MD A renowned cardiologist explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges, and reverse myriad health problems. Every day, over 200 million Americans consume food products made of wheat. As a result, over 100 million of them experience some form of adverse health effect, ranging from minor rashes and h... more »igh blood sugar to the unattractive stomach bulges that preventive cardiologist William Davis calls "wheat bellies."
According to Davis, that excess fat has nothing to do with gluttony, sloth, or too much butter: It's due to the whole grain wraps we eat for lunch. After witnessing over 2,000 patients regain their health after giving up wheat, Davis reached the disturbing conclusion that wheat is the single largest contributor to the nationwide obesity epidemic -- and its elimination is key to dramatic weight loss and optimal health.
In Wheat Belly, Davis exposes the harmful effects of what is actually a product of genetic tinkering and agribusiness being sold to the American public as "wheat" -- and provides readers with a user-friendly, step-by-step plan to navigate a new, wheat-free lifestyle. Informed by cutting-edge science and nutrition, along with case studies from men and women who have experienced life-changing transformations in their health after waving goodbye to wheat, Wheat Belly is an illuminating look at what is truly making Americans sick and an action plan to clear our plates of this seemingly benign ingredient.« less
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Ruth (NewRuth) reviewed Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health on
Helpful Score: 6
Today's wheat is not the same wheat that Grandma grew up on. Dr. Davis explains how the genetic code has gone from 14 to 42 chromosomes and the implications of that change.
Davis' claims would be incredible except that he provides extensive references and restates many ideas that I know from other sources. The wheat information is world rocking. However, even as I was reading this book, I ran across information on a new diet drug before the FDA, which would block the opiate-like effects of wheat produced exorphins.
When you say that bread is addictive, you don't know how right you are.
Mary Jo L. (liblover7) reviewed Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health on
Helpful Score: 3
Very interesting, informative and up to date nutritional information. Encouraged me to change my diet and my health. Wheat = gluten=inflamation=diabetes, heart disease and cancer.....makes alot of sense!