Gerard E. Mullin, MD, is an associate professor of medicine and director of Integrative GI Nutrition Services at Johns Hopkins University. He is internationally renowned for his work in gastroenterology and nutrition. He lives in Baltimore, MD.
Your gut microbiome: Those trillions of bacteria that live in your digestive tract. There are more of them than there are of you—and if they’re balanced just right, with more "good" bacteria than "bad," excess pounds will melt away and you’ll feel better than ever.From the top authority on the gut microbiome, here’s a plan that will show you how to starve the fat-forming 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 based on up-to-the-minute scientific research. You’ll find:
- The science behind the system: Learn how balancing your microbiome can burn fat and
- Restore health.
- Step-by-step meal plans, plus 50 delicious, easy recipes
- An exercise routine for each phase of the process
- Stories of real people who lost up to 20 pounds in 4 weeks—and kept it off!