Wheat Belly

Wheat Belly

Dr. William Davis

wheat/gluten, health, low-carb diet

genetically modified (14 chromosomes to 42)
has more gluten and new proteins than present in original wheat
Bred to be better for baking, not eating. You can't get original wheat to bake up the same as modern wheat
No human testing ever
Intestinal permeability
Crosses blood brain barrier (opiate receptors)
Immune response
Associated diseases

Great beginners primer to why wheat is not a healthy food. Covers at a high level what it can do to you, how it became this way and why you may not want to eat it.

Does not cover in depth the individual proteins, how the immune response works and how long the effects last.