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Gut Feeling: Conquer Your Sweet Tooth by Tuning Into Your Microbiome

by Heather Wise Rowman and Littlefield
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Heather Wise walks the reader through the latest research on our microbiome's impact on our digestion, metabolism, and nervous system to give new meaning to "we are what we eat." This book makes understanding this new hot topic exciting, digestible, and deeply personal.

Chapter 1: Wake-Up Call
Chapter 2: The Secret Microbial Garden
Chapter 3: The Science Behind Our Addiction to Sweets
Chapter 4: Sweet Intentions
Chapter 5: Be Mindful of Your Stress-Induced Sweet Tooth
Chapter 6: What are Sugary Foods, Exactly?
Chapter 7: Wheat Sugar
Chapter 8: Sugar Incognito
Chapter 9: Balanced Bellies: What to Eat to Heal Your Gut Microbiome
Chapter 10: Tuning Into the Garden Within
Appendix: Candida Cleanse and Additional Resources

Many self-help books provide a simple, one-step approach to solving complex health problems. While easy to follow, these approaches tend not to work because they focus narrowly on only one aspect of the problem. Heather Wise offers a broad but in-depth, evidence-based look at the GÇïwaysGÇï sugar and other foods play out in our gut floraGÇï and GÇïprovides GÇïa comprehensive but feasible approach to tackling these issues. Nutrition, diet, mindset, eating habits, and stress control are all part of a holistic strategy that is necessary to successfully tackle the problem of GÇïGÇïimbalanced gut flora and Wise shows how this can be done in a seamless way.
Heather Anne Wise, MPH is a certified holistic health coach, wellness consultant, herbalist and avid food fermenter. Founder of Smart Palate wellness coaching, she has given a number of workshops and talks on gut health and well-being, including at Harvard Medical School. Heather lives with her family in the Boston area.