The Clever Gut Diet: How to Revolutionize Your Body from the Inside Out
Hardcover – September 26, 2017
by Dr Michael Mosley (Author)
From #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fast Diet and The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet comes a life-changing look at your gut—home to your “second brain”—and the crucial role it plays in your health and your weight.
Your gut is astonishingly clever. It contains millions of neurons—as many as you would find in the brain of a cat—and is home to the microbiome, an army of tiny organisms that influence your mood, your immune system, and even your appetite.
In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Mosley takes us on a revelatory journey through the gut, showing how junk food and overuse of antibiotics have wiped out many “good” gut bacteria leading to a modern plague of allergies, food intolerances, and obesity. Drawing from the latest cutting-edge research, Dr. Mosley provides scientifically proven ways to control your cravings, boost your mood, and lose weight by feeding the “good” bacteria that keep you healthy and lean, while staving off “bad” bacteria that contribute to weight gain and disease.
Dr. Mosley also shares a simple two-phase healing program, an effective way to repair and replenish the microbiome and to ease intestinal distress. Discover how foods like chocolate, red wine, and cheese can be part of a gut-healthy diet; how fasting can strengthen the gut and boost “good” bacteria; how changing your microbiome can undo the damage of yo-yo dieting; and how opening a window (and other simple acts) can improve gut health.
Packed with delicious, healing recipes, meal plans, checklists, and tips, The Clever Gut Diet includes all the tools you need to transform your gut and your health for the rest of your life.
About the Author
Dr. Michael Mosley is the author of The Clever Gut Diet, The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet, and the coauthor, with Mimi Spencer, of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Fast Diet, which has been published in over thirty-two languages around the world. He is also coauthor, with Peta Bee, of Fast Exercise and wrote the foreword for The Fast Diet Cookbook by Mimi Spencer and Dr. Sarah Schenker. Dr. Mosley trained to be a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in London before joining the BBC, where he has been a science journalist, executive producer, and, more recently, a well-known television personality. He has won numerous television awards, including an RTS (Royal Television Award), and was named Medical Journalist of the Year by the British Medical Association.
- Hardcover: 288 pages
- Publisher: Atria Books; 1 edition (September 26, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1501172735
- ISBN-13: 978-1501172731
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.8 ounces