Thursday, March 15, 2012

Red Fife wheat makes a royal return

In Wheat Belly, Davis makes the argument that everything from unattractive stomach bulges to diabetes, heart disease and stroke can be attributed to modern wheat, which, he says, has been hybridized into what he calls a “Frankengrain” that’s so bad for us, it should carry a surgeon general’s warning. The only way around the unhealthy outcome is to avoid wheat altogether, or to seek out the rare heritage breeds, such as Red Fife, that have not been altered, Davis says.

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Red Fife wheat makes a royal return

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