Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health

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Harper Collins, Jun 19, 2014 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages

Renowned cardiologist William Davis explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges and reverse myriad health problems.

Every day we eat food products made of wheat. As a result millions of people experience some form of adverse health effect, ranging from minor rashes and high blood sugar to the unattractive stomach bulges that preventative cardiologist William Davis calls ‘wheat bellies’. According to Davis, that fat has nothing to do with gluttony, sloth or too much butter: it’s down to the whole grain food products so many people eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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 being sold to the public as ‘wheat’ and provides readers with a user-friendly, step-by-step plan to navigate a new, wheat-free lifestyle. Benefits include: substantial weight loss, correction of cholesterol abnormalities, relief from arthritis, mood benefits and prevention of heart disease.

Informed by cutting-edge science and nutrition, and numerous case studies, Wheat Belly is an illuminating look at what is truly making us sick.


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I have a friend who is having health issues and one of her many doctors recommended no gluten. This seems to be a buzz word with many whether it's a health issue or not. The more we mess with our food ... Read full review

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Provides some interesting insights into the history of wheat and it's changes over the years. Found the book to be bit redundant at times but provides some very enlightening information Read full review


The Creation of Modern Wheat
Wheat Deconstructed
Hello Intestine Its Me Wheat Wheat and Coeliac Disease
Wheat andInsulin Resistance
Wheats Destructive Effect on the Skin
Create a Healthy Delicious WheatFree
Epilogue Appendix ALooking for WheatinAllthe Wrong Places
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Dr. William Davis MD is a preventative cardiologist whose unique approach to diet allows him to advocate reversal, not just prevention, of heart disease.

He advocates a lifestyle in which all foods made from wheat are removed.

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