If your audience is wondering why they are overweight, diabetic or pre-diabetic, plagued by health problems like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or arthritis, then the message of Wheat Belly is relevant to your listeners or readers.
“Eat more healthy whole grains” is, in my view, the most widely broadcasted nutritional blunder being repeated over and over again on a national–no, international–scale. It is responsible for the obesity crisis, the skyrocketing rates of diabetes, not to mention record revenue growth in agribusiness and Big Food. While the pharmaceutical industry likewise profits in a big way from the health consequences of this perverse message, it’s everyday people who are paying the health price. And now it’s affecting our children.
From man boobs to dementia, you name it, wheat’s been there, done that. Let’s talk about it.