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    Default Wheat Gluten Confirmed to Promote Weight Gain

    Sayer Ji
    6 January 2013

    New research confirms some of the basic tenets of the Wheat Belly, a book by Dr. William Davis, which argues that wheat avoidance results in healthy weight loss.

    Published in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry this month, and titled "Gluten-free diet reduces adiposity, inflammation and insulin resistance associated with the induction of PPAR-alpha and PPAR-gamma expression," researchers compared the effects of a gluten-based diet to a gluten-free diet in mice.

    Researchers noted: "Gluten exclusion (protein complex present in many cereals) has been proposed as an option for the prevention of diseases other than coeliac disease. However, the effects of gluten-free diets on obesity and its mechanisms of action have not been studied. Thus, our objective was to assess whether gluten exclusion can prevent adipose tissue expansion and its consequences."

    Read more: http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/whe...te-weight-gain
    Last edited by Islander; 01-06-13 at 11:28 AM. Reason: italicize journal title

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