Is Today’s Wheat Making You Gain Weight?

According to cardiologist Dr. William Davis, wheat is not only addictive but also the #1 food item causing Americans to gain weight. Learn how you can achieve weight loss by following the diet plan found in his bestselling book Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health.

Posted on | By William Davis, MD

Step 2: Add Real Foods

You may eat unlimited amounts of:

  • Vegetables
  • Raw nuts and seeds
  • Meat
  • Eggs
  • Cheese 

Eat limited amounts (1/2 cup per day) of:

  • Legumes
  • Fruit
  • Corn

Step 3: Add Wheat Replacements

  • Instead of wheat bread, make your own loaves using ground almonds and coconut flour. Try Dr. Davis’ Wheat Belly Bread.
  • Swap wheat pasta for shirotaki or konjac noodles and spaghetti squash.
  • Add non-wheat grains, including quinoa, millet, sorghum, brown rice and oats.

By giving up wheat, you don’t have to sacrifice taste. The Wheat Belly Diet provides you with plenty of tasty recipes:

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Article written by William Davis, MD
Author of "Wheat Belly"