Wheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan
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Join the millions of people worldwide who have lost 30, 50,or 100+ pounds and reversed chronic health problems by embracing the Wheat Belly message. In Wheat Belly Total Health, you will learn not only how and why you must say no to grains, but also how you can achieve a level of radiant health and well being you never thought possible. Dr. William Davis will also show you:
• Precisely what you should and should not eat, including a breakdown of the different types of grains and the differences between them
• What to do when facing various post-wheat scenarios, such as intense wheat withdrawal, stalled weight loss, and the loss of too much weight
• Which supplements can boost health to higher levels even after the health gains of grain elimination are experienced
• The science of exactly how your health improves after grains are eliminated, including your mood, sleep, endocrine health, metabolic health, cardiovascular health, physical performance, and much more
• Inspiring testimonials and before/after photographs of those who are proudly living wheat-free
Wheat Belly Total Health is about regaining full metabolic well being, reflected in blood sugar and other measures that may require additional steps beyond grain elimination. This book is your guide on the journey to long-term health and vitality--and it will be the only book you ever need to break the grip of wheat, lose weight for good, and achieve vibrant, lasting health.
years, suggesting an effect independent of increased calcium in bone.40 Vitamin K1 may also require vitamin D to fully exert its benefits.41 Vitamin K2 also plays a role in bone health, perhaps an even more important one than K1. Like K1, K2 is essential for carboxylation of osteocalcin.42 Interestingly, in Japan, vitamin K2 is used as a prescription agent to treat osteoporosis (though it’s available as a nutritional supplement in the United States). Vitamin K2, obtained either through diet or
fibromyalgia and pain; valproic acid (Depakote) for seizures; Actos and Avandia for prediabetes and diabetes; and insulin have all been associated with weight gain or failure to lose weight when attempting weight loss. It’s no surprise that injectable insulin, being the hormone of fat storage, is an especially powerful drug that impairs weight loss or causes weight gain. I’ve seen patients gain 20, 30, even 50 or more pounds within several months of initiating long-acting insulin preparations.
warriors and amateur athletes. It has created a world of athletes and wannabe athletes who, on the evening prior to an event, load up on pasta and other carbohydrates (“carb-load”), then eat bread, cookies, and energy bars and drink sugary drinks immediately before and during the event. This practice was based on studies that demonstrated that when athletes (or soldiers, or others experiencing various forms of deprivation) are deprived of carbohydrates, their performance suffers. When
bulimia. The effect is most prominent in response to the opiates that derive from wheat, rye, and barley, though corn seems to achieve a similar, though less intense, effect in many people. AMYLOPECTIN CARBOHYDRATES OF GRAINS RAISE BLOOD SUGAR TO HIGH LEVELS. Anything made of wheat, of course, raises blood sugar to high levels. While whole wheat bread has a GI of 72 (and sucrose has a GI of 59 to 65), there is nothing higher than the GI of cornstarch and rice flour: 90 to 100. High blood sugars
Choose chocolate that’s no less than 70 to 85 percent cocoa, and eat no more than 40 g (approximately 2 inches square) per day to limit sugar. STAY AWAY FROM SUGAR-FREE FOODS. Avoid foods sweetened with sorbitol, mannitol, lactitol, or maltitol, as they act much like sugar and cause plenty of diarrhea and bloating, too. (See the discussion below about safe sweeteners used in Wheat Belly recipes.) Managing carbohydrates to improve control over metabolism and health goes hand in hand with not