- Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It
- Narrated by: Eric Martin
- Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 29-03-16
- Language: English
- Publisher: HarperAudio
Do you have a leaky gut? For 80 percent of the population, the answer is yes - and most people don't even realize it. Leaky gut syndrome is the root cause of a litany of ailments: chronic inflammation, allergies, autoimmune diseases, hypothyroidism, adrenal fatigue, diabetes, and even arthritis.
To keep us in good health, our gut relies on maintaining a symbiotic relationship with trillions of microorganisms that live in our digestive tract. When our digestive system is out of whack, serious health problems can manifest, and our intestinal walls can develop microscopic holes, allowing undigested food particles, bacteria, and toxins to seep into the bloodstream. This condition is known as leaky gut syndrome.
In Eat Dirt, Dr. Josh Axe explains that what we regard as modern "improvements" to our food supply - including refrigeration, sanitation, and modified grains - have damaged our intestinal health. In fact, the same organisms in soil that allow plants and animals to flourish are the ones we need for gut health. In Eat Dirt, Dr. Axe explains that it's essential to get a little "dirty" in our daily lives in order to support our gut bacteria and prevent leaky gut syndrome. Dr. Axe offers simple ways to get these needed microbes, from incorporating local honey and bee pollen into your diet to forgoing hand sanitizers and even ingesting a little probiotic-rich soil.
Because leaky gut manifests differently in every individual, Dr. Axe also identifies the five main "gut types" and offers customizable plans - including diet, supplement, and lifestyle recommendations - to dramatically improve gut health in just 30 days. With a simple diet plan, recipes, and practical advice, Eat Dirt will help listeners restore gut health and eliminate leaky gut for good.
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Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By baja man on 08-04-16
Give you doctor this book....
Where does Eat Dirt rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
This is an important book that will help people dial in the root issue with what ails them
What did you like best about this story?
What about Eric Martin’s performance did you like?
The fact that his delivery does not detract from the imformation and he is easy on the ears
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
Not really one moment, the whole book is must have information to fuction in today's world.
Any additional comments?
This is a great book to give to your doctor. More than anyone they need to know! Maybe they will begin to guide their patients to strategies to heal themselves.
8 of 8 people found this review helpful
By grinch on 18-01-17
High recommend to all especially above 40
I implemented some of it and started seeing positive results, I highly recommend to all. It will change your view about fast food and other processed foods.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful