A nice summary of Dr. William Davis’ “Wheat Belly”, by another blogger and fan of his. I am, more than ever, curious about what wheat and fructose/sucrose do together–and which is more damaging. It would be great to see a multivariate regression analysis holding sugar constant versus changes in wheat; and wheat constant for changes in sugar.

The Healing Project

For those that would love to read this book, but don’t have the time … I’ve summarized it for you!  Some very interesting information indeed!

Wheat Belly is a provocative look at how eliminating wheat – even so-called healthy whole grain wheat – from our diets is the key to permanent weight loss and can offer relief from a broad spectrum of health and digestive problems.

Drawing on decades of clinical studies and the extraordinary results he has observed after putting thousands of his patients on wheat-free regimens, Dr. William Davis makes a compelling case against this ubiquitous ingredient.”

Chapter 1: What Belly?

  • A wheat belly represents the accumulation of fat that results from years of consuming foods that trigger insulin, the hormone of fat storage.  Unlike fat in other body areas, it provokes inflammatory phenomena, distorts insulin responses, and issues abnormal metabolic signals to the rest of the…

View original post 3,531 more words