Renowned cardiologist, William Davis, MD 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 high 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
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
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.