KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Want to drop some pounds? More people are deciding to drop wheat from their diets. A cardiologist, Dr. William Davis, promotes wheat-free eating in his book “Wheat Belly,” saying that a protein in wheat is an appetite stimulant.
But many registered dietitians don’t recommend avoiding wheat unless you have an intolerance to gluten.
FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean looks into whether wheat-free is right for you.