Wheat Belly is toward the bunk end. He calls his book The Wheat Belly, as wheat is the widest used and most readily available grain product in the world. I eliminated wheat from my diet and within 2 or 3 days I was walking just fine - with no pain - and even danced for hours one night! Vegans are not, however, known for slim profiles unless they simply eat nothing, which is also a possibility. He hasn't started the wheat-free diet yet, but I'm hopeful. I get why he would do that, to add some levity to a diet book. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included.
Not eating wheat was so restrictive and isolating and it made me obsess about food. This book was the first one I found in my search to back up my assertions, and I learned a lot from it. More Description A renowned cardiologist explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges, and reverse myriad health problems. How about we start a revolution and take back our health!! To me, this book is worth its weight in gold I first found out about this book while searching blogs on weight loss - and I'm so glad someone mentioned it. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. I'm convinced this will be a book that changed my life. I am not fat, slightly underweight actually, and none of my veggie friends are fat.
This has also been documented in studies, also, but it's easier just to invite people to visit your friendly local vegetarian potluck or meetup and count the fat people. Perhaps I have a mild wheat allergy that makes my case a good example for him--at least one of my aunts has a life-threatening wheat allergy, so it's not far-fetched. This morning, I had grapefruit juice and 2 cups of coffee without my Nexium - no stomach problems at all. 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. I am even doing some housework.
In two weeks I've lost about 5 pounds, but what is really amazing is this - For two years I've had pain and swelling in my knees at times extreme shooting pain , and haven't been able to walk more a few minutes most days, nor swim or ride a bike. Where I disagree with Dr. There is more than one road to lifetime health, whether it's this nightmare program or vegatarianism, veganism, low fat, low carb, Weight Watchers, Paleo, mindful eating, Gabriel Method, Joel Fuhrman, etc. I'd like to be inf Before reading a book like this I like to check over some of the critical reviews, just for kicks. How do you eat when traveling or entertaining? I have long suspected that wheat did not like me as much as I liked it - so, I decided to kick it to the curb for an experiment.
No wonder these folks lost weight. And, the book begins with a firm assurance that this is all it takes. The author tells the 'why' of how wheat lends itself to extra weight gain at the middle portion of your body. He linked it to asthma I ran yesterday and didn't need my inhaler for my exercise-induced asthma , heart disease, dementia, premature aging got my attention there!! He asks you to try it for two weeks, if you make it, try two more weeks. Efforts have been made to explain and counter arguments about toxidity etc. I thought the latest word was that sugar substitutes were going to kill us. I am going to be thinner, though.
Every day, over 200 million Americans consume food products made of wheat. The whole diet he proposes at the end is absurd. I go for my next blood test next week - I will let you know how I make out. I Googled 'how to get rid of a fat belly' and 'fat belly diets' and other similar phrases. Wheat: the unhealthy whole grain -- What belly? Sorry if this is too much information. He states that you can eat unlimited nuts and cheese, which I believe is flat-out wrong.
My mindset when I approached this book was one of skepticism. I began to see near instant results! 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. It's not wheat he has a problem with. No wheat since then and I can't remember that last time I felt like I had so much energy. This morning, I had grapefruit juice and 2 Who knew?! But the big plus for me was the lack of rheumatoid arthritis in my fingers. You are supposed to cut out all gluten, all gluten-free products with rice, oat, and all grains basically , most fruits, and anything with carbohydrates potatoes, corn, beans. Cheese and tomato sauce of course.
Eliminating wheat will solve all your problems. Some of the most convincing and telling arguments he makes for getting rid of wheat are the blood sugar tests: how two slices of whole grain bread can spike blood sugars more than regular old sugar. This book is motivating but truly only provides over-generalizations, no true research, and just anecdotal evidence. This is not, as some reviews suggested, a practical version of Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes. The other thing - I used to have a cup of coffee going all day long.