It may not be your fault you’re fat, Part 1


It may not be your fault you're fat--blame your microbiome! New research suggests that the micro-organisms that comprise your intestinal ecosystem have a major impact on how you how absorb calories from your food; they also influence your appetite and metabolism via hormones like insulin, leptin, and adiponectin. They even may hijack your brain to seek junk food. Dr. Raphael Kellman, author of "The Microbiome Diet: The Scientifically Proven Way to Restore Your Gut Health and Achieve Permanent Weight Loss," shares cutting-edge research on how gut bacteria impact obesity. He describes dietary measures and lists nutraceuticals that restore gut balance and facilitate weight loss. Using his "Four R" approach, overweight individuals can re-populate their microbiome and achieve permanent weight loss and craving control. Have scientists discovered the "Holy Grail" probiotic that facilitates weight loss? What foods support healthy gut bacteria? Are there herbal supplements that suppress harmful intestinal bugs? Click HERE for part 2.

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