He also discovered that even after a good night's sleep, bread, waffles, or bagels made him tired, while eggs made him active. His excessive cholesterol and diabetes blood sugar levels convinced him to alter.
Davis launched a wheat-free trial and encouraged his overweight, diabetes-prone patients to do so. He provided a low-glycemic index food list. He advised them to consume them instead of wheat-based items and return for a checkup three months later.
Davis notes that most patients lost a lot of weight and had normal blood sugar levels. His patients also reported greater energy, attention, sleep, lung, joint, and intestinal health, and more.
The informal experiment didn't show wheat made the difference, but it led Davis to write the book. In reality, a Journal of Cereal Science assessment revealed that Davis's wheat assertions, especially the obesity epidemic link, lack proof.
Level of Effort: Medium to High Limitations: Avoiding wheat products eliminates many items, and Davis advises against using some gluten-free goods. You can substitute them in some instances.
Since you'll eat more veggies on the Wheat Belly diet, you may need to prepare and purchase more. Most convenience foods aren't reliable, so even simple meals take additional planning.
Vegan and vegetarian: Vegetarians should find this diet easy to adjust. Vegans must rely primarily on nuts, seeds, nut butters, olives, and avocados due to a more limited diet.