Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health, originally published in 2011, is a passionate manifesto deriding modern wheat. Author William Davis identifies human consumption of gluten as the chief culprit in many common health ailments.
Wheat is the top problem with the American diet. Over the past 50 years, Americans have not only begun consuming a genetically altered form of wheat, they've also been eating more of it in their daily diets than ever before. This confluence of events has led to a growing incidence of obesity and other health problems that can be traced back to wheat's detrimental impact on the human body. In many cases, these ailments are directly attributable to the telltale accumulation of visceral fat that is caused by wheat consumption.
Please note: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and not the original book.