The history of how wheat was transformed into today’s high-yield variety and the nutritional consequences; is educational and long kept secret. The recommendation to eliminate wheat may be shocking to some. Being wheat-free for twenty years, I am thankful, Davis’ book will help more people understand the urgency to be wheat-free.
Given the history of high simple carbohydrate and sugar loaded diets, it is not surprising diabetes statistics are on the rise around the world, skyrocketing from 153 million reported cases in 1980 to 347 million in 2008. Furthermore, the incidence of diabetes has increased twice as much in the United States compared to European countries.