The Gut Balance Revolution: Boost Your Metabolism, Restore Your Inner Ecology, and Lose the Weight for Good!
Gerard E. Mullin
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Losing weight for good is truly possible!
Recent cutting-edge research shows that human intestinal microbiota influences metabolism, appetite, energy, hormones, inflammation, and insulin resistance. Because gut microflora plays a central role in weight management, losing weight is much more than cutting calories, fat, or carbs. When the trillions of live bacteria in our digestive tract-the gut microbiome-are balanced, excess pounds melt away and we feel revitalized.
A leading authority on digestive health and the gut microbiome, Dr. Gerard E. Mullin shares the first proven, science-based program to restore and retain weight loss by achieving a balanced gut flora in The Gut Balance Revolution. He reveals how to stifle the fat-forming, disease-promoting gut bacteria, reseed your gut with good fat-burning ones, and fertilize those friendly flora with just the right foods to reboot, rebalance, and renew your health-and lose weight for good. It's all grounded in hard science and his over 20 years of clinical experience with patients in his medical practice. Dr. Gerry Mullin's trailblazing program provides:
-Research The latest, up-to-date frontline science behind how balancing your gut flora can burn fat and restore health
-Reboot, Rebalance, Renew Step-by-step meals plans, food charts, plus 50 delicious, easy recipes
-Rev Up An exercise routine for each phase of the process
-Real Life Bona fide success stories of people who seamlessly lost up to 40 pounds-and kept it off!
immediately. MAKES 2 SERVINGS PER SERVING (1½ cups): 170 calories, 12 g protein, 21 g carbohydrates, 5 g total fat, 4 g saturated fat, 21 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 76 mg sodium Blueberry-Spice Waffles These tender waffles will defy the notion that whole grain waffles have a tough texture. Make a double batch and cool them before freezing half for future fast, toaster-friendly breakfasts. PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES ■ TOTAL TIME: 35 MINUTES ⅓ cup old-fashioned rolled oats ⅓ cup ground flaxseeds
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advanced glycation end products (AGEs). These molecules can lead to neuropathy and other health problems. 5. It upsets gut microbial balance. Harmful microbes such as clostridium, enterococcus, and other species in your gut love sugar.26 Plus, inflammatory fats, so high in the Western diet, work as a partner in crime with sugar, creating even more disruptions in gut microbial balance.27 When you eat too much of these foods, noxious bacteria thrive, which can lead to gastrointestinal dysbiosis
blood pressure, balance cholesterol, and fight off inflammation.146 Canola oil not only improves cardiovascular risks (blood lipids, inflammatory markers) but also improves insulin sensitivity.147 The only downside: Much of the canola oil on the market is genetically modified, which I typically recommend avoiding. In any event, it should only be used in high-heat cooking, which you won’t be doing much of during Phase 1. These and the other fats allowed on this program will fend off the