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William Davis, MD        

Cardiologist and Author of the #1 NY Times Bestseller Wheat Belly books

Cut through conventional notions of health and nutrition and some pretty darned unexpected, but powerful, concepts can be uncovered.

William Davis, MD is cardiologist and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health, the book that turned the entire nutritional world topsy-turvy, as well asWheat Belly Total Health: The Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan, and two cookbooks, the Wheat Belly Cookbook and the Wheat Belly 30-Minutes (Or Less!) Cookbook, also NY Times bestsellers and, most recently, the Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox. His books have sold over 3 million books in the North American market and are published in over 40 countries. National media appearances include the Dr. Oz Show, CBS This Morning, and Live with Kelly (Ripa), featured on Bill O’Reilly and the Colbert Report, and in print media including the covers of First for Women and Woman’s World magazines, the New York Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Atlantic, and Women’s Health. Dr. Davis has built a substantial online presence on his Wheat Belly Blog (www.wheatbellyblog.com) with more than 700,000 visits per month, over 27 million views since launch in September, 2011. There are also substantial followings on social media, including 300,000 followers on Facebook. More than a book, more than social media, the Wheat Belly phenomenon has proven to be a movement, growing and creating an audience eager for food solutions that are healthy, delicious, convenient and consistent with the Wheat Belly message. 

Most recently, Dr. Davis’ new book, Undoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your Doctor was released. This new book takes the lessons learned through the worldwide Wheat Belly experience and adds new concepts including how to harness the emerging power of crowd-sourced wisdom and new technological health tools. We are living in the dawn of an age when the health consumer can accomplish an astounding amount in regaining health on their own—without the doctor or healthcare system.

Speech Topics

Wild, Naked, Unwashed: The Dietary Lessons of Human History

The national dietary conversation is plagued by incompatible ideas and confusion. But astonishing wisdom is obtainable just by asking how humans thrived throughout history free of the "diseases of civilization." Listeners come away with a new appreciation for how to reclaim control over health and weight.

Should Grains Be Eliminated From the Human Diet?

The Wheat Belly books turned the nutritional world topsy-turvy with its contrary arguments and large following of readers who lost impressive amounts of weight and were freed from many health conditions. But why would this happen? Why would the foods we are advised to consume by all official providers of nutritional advice be potentially responsible for so many human health problems?

Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health

I recount how and why we find ourselves in a peculiar predicament: a human diet largely reliant on the seeds of grasses--"grains"--an unnatural situation made worse by the fiddling of agribusiness and genetics research. But understand a handful of basic principles and listeners are provided astounding personal control over health and weight.

Undoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your Doctor

We live in an exceptional time in history: Information access, online collaboration, smartphone apps, and new health devices have the potential to allow the individual to take extraordinary control over personal health--without the doctor, without the healthcare system, all at little to no cost, while achieving health that is superior to that obtained through conventional means. We are on the cusp of a dramatic disruption of the notion of healthcare.

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