The Skinny Gut Diet

  • by Brenda Watson, Leonard Smith, Jamey Jones
  • Narrated by Cassandra Campbell
  • 6 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The secret to permanent weight loss revealed. The real reason diets fail has nothing to do with calories and everything to do with the balance of bacteria in your gut. A simple guide to show you how to finally achieve your ideal weight.
The 100 trillion bacteria that live in your digestive tract - which make up 90 percent of the cells in your body - are the real reason you gain or lose weight. When those microbes are out of balance, chronic health conditions can occur, including irritable bowel syndrome, fatigue, and obesity. By balancing the good and bad bacteria, you can finally achieve your ideal weight - for good.
In The Skinny Gut Diet, New York Times best-selling author, public television icon, certified nutritional consultant, and digestive health expert Brenda Watson offers an insightful perspective on the little-known connection between weight gain and an underlying imbalance of bacteria in the gut, or what she calls the "gut factor" - the overlooked root cause of weight gain. Drawing upon the latest scientific research, Brenda illuminates the inner workings of the digestive system and provides instructions for achieving a healthy bacterial ecosystem that spurs weight loss by enabling the body to absorb fewer calories from food, experience reduced cravings, and store less fat. The premise is simple: curtail sugar consumption (and its surprising sources) and eat more healthy fats, living foods, and protein to balance the gut bacteria. The result? A skinny gut.
The Skinny Gut Diet centers around an easy-to-follow diet plan. A 14-day eating plan, dozens of delicious recipes, and sage advice help you achieve - and maintain - digestive balance and sustained weight loss. With inspiring real-life stories of 10 individuals who transformed their health on the Skinny Gut Diet, Brenda empowers you to become your own health advocate so that you can finally shed unwanted pounds and enjoy optimal health and vitality.
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What the Critics Say

"Nobody knows more about the Gut than Brenda Watson. ...reading The Skinny Gut Diet will be life changing." (Suzanne Somers, New York Times best-selling author)
"Author Brenda Watson has compiled an astoundingly comprehensive yet user-friendly guide to a promising health frontier." (William Davis, MD, New York Times number-one best-selling author of Wheat Belly)
"The Skinny Gut Diet opens the door to success not only in terms of weight loss, but more importantly, for giving the reader a user-friendly plan based on the most well-respected leading edge science that will clearly enhance your health and longevity." (David Perlmutter, MD, New York Times number-one best-selling author of Grain Brain)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-10-2014
  • Publisher: Random House Audio