Diet 101: Wheat Belly Diet by Toby Amidor in Diets & Weight Loss, October 26, 2012
If you’re walking around with a gut—it’s no longer called a “beer belly” but rather a “wheat belly”—or so says William Davis, MD, the creator of this diet. He claims that whole-wheat grain has become unhealthy due to over-breeding and modification over time. In addition, wheat and processed foods made with wheat are like opiate drugs and eating bread is just like taking crack. The theory is that wheat promotes high blood sugar which though a series of reactions, causes the body to accumulate more visceral fat.