Category Archives: Wheat belly

Opiate of the masses

Although it is a central premise of the whole Wheat Belly argument and the starting strategy in the New Track Your Plaque Diet, I fear that some people haven’t fully gotten the message: Modern wheat is an opiate. And, of … Continue reading

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Do the math: 41.7 pounds per year

Consumers of wheat take in, on average, 400 calories more per day. Conversely, people who eliminate wheat consume, on average, 400 calories less per day. 400 calories per day multiplied by 365 days per day equals 146,000 additional calories over … Continue reading

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Wheat “debate” on CBC

“Many Canadians plan warm buns, stuffing and pie for their Thanksgiving meals tonight. But I’ll speak with a cardiologist who thinks we have no reason to be thankful for any food that contains wheat. William Davis says our daily bread … Continue reading

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Even moore from Jimmy Moore

The ubiquitous and irrepressible Jimmy Moore posted even more commentary about the Wheat Belly phenomenon here, what he calls “The Wheat Belly Bonanza.” Is low-carb really, at its core, little more than elimination of wheat? Sure, corn, rice, and sugar … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly #5 on New York Times Bestseller list!

The New York Times just released its bestseller list due for release September 18th, 2011 . . . . Wheat Belly is #5!! (That darned Jane Fonda woman elbowed me out for the #4 spot! Change your life in 60 … Continue reading

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Interview with Jimmy Moore of Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb

Here’s my podcast interview with Jimmy Moore, host of the Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show. (If you want to fast forward to the interview, go to time marker 41:20 on the slidebar.) In the podcast, I talk about how the … Continue reading

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Do you eat wheat? I thought so.

I’m itching to say that face-to-face to anyone from the wheat industry–agribusiness, baking, retail distribution . . . anybody. Because it’s obvious; it’s written on the face . . . and belly, and brain, and knees, and hips. And I … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly explodes on the scene!

Wheat Belly is finally available in Barnes and Noble and all major bookstores nationwide! Also available at Amazon. Electronic versions for Nook and Kindle, as well as an audio CD, will also be available. The notion of Wheat Belly got … Continue reading

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Good fat, bad fat

No, this is not a discussion of monounsaturated versus hydroxgenated fat. This is about the relatively benign fat that accumulates on your hips, rear end, or arms–the “good”–versus the deep visceral fat that encircles your intestines, kidneys, liver, pancreas, and … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly coming to bookstores!

Anyone following the conversations on these pages know that I have some very serious concerns about this thing being sold to us called “wheat”–cause it ain’t wheat! It is the result of incredible genetics shenanigans inflicted on this plant, mostly … Continue reading

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