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Is Wheat Toxic?

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English: Wheat (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Wheat is being blamed recently by many who believe that it is responsible for an array of toxic attacks on the body.  The most recent popular books include Wheat Belly Total Health by Dr. William Davis  and Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter. They are both provacative and written in a convincing way.  But what is the truth? The following article  written by Tom Philpott sorts out some of the complicated issues associated with wheat in our diets.



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