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Does Wheat Cause Disease?

Summary: Dr. Davis believes that by omitting the wheat (even whole wheat) from your diet, you will lower your blood sugar and help prevent diabetes
Air Date: 1/17/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. David Friedman
Guest Bio: William Davis, MD
Davis-Wheat-Belly-2-300x226Dr. William Davis, cardiologist and seeker-of-truth in health, says: "Over 80% of the people I meet today are pre-diabetic or diabetic.

In an effort to reduce blood sugar, I asked patients to remove all wheat products from their diet based on the simple fact that, with few exceptions, foods made of wheat flour raise blood sugar higher than nearly all other foods.
Yes, that's true for even whole grains. More than table sugar, more than a Snickers bar. Organic, multigrain, sprouted–it makes no difference."
  • Book Title: Wheat Belly
Does Wheat Cause Disease?
William Davis, MD, a preventative cardiologist, uses a unique approach to diets in his book Wheat Belly, which allows him to help prevent and reverse illnesses like heart disease, and others

Davis believes by omitting the wheat, even whole wheat, from your diet will lower blood sugar and help prevent diabetes—and he has the patients to help prove that theory.

Find out if wheat is effecting your health.