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Title: The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life
Author: Travis Stork
Year of Publication: Hardcover – December 27, 2016
Language: English
Total Page: 256 Pages
Book Type: Available in Kindle, Hardcover, and Paperback,
Price: Kindle: $7.76, Hardcover: $15.89 and Paperback: $13.99

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Posted December 1, 2017 by

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The Lose Your Belly Diet is one of the most anticipated books of 2017. This book was written by Dr. Travis Stork.

He is a well-known celebrity doctor as well as a health and weight loss specialist.

If you are not familiar with him, he is a cast member of “The Doctors” a daytime TV show devoted to the latest in medical news and trends.

This book is one of his latest books that covers the current diet research.

Strategies Of The Lose Your Belly Diet

This is the first book I’ve read where the supposed main culprit behind the obesity, diseases and health issues is the lack of good bacteria in our bodies called microbes.

Basically, a person with good bacteria is usually healthy. Contrary to what you may think, it isn’t bad for you but good.  

It is especially good for your digestive system and keeps your gut healthy. The word microbe may sound scary to you, as it is usually associated with flu, Ebola, flesh-eating disease, you name it. 

However, according to this book, a healthy amount of microbes can keep us healthy.

Some of its benefits include-

  • It boosts the immune system
  • It protects us from auto-immune diseases
  • Keep us slim
  • Detoxify and fight off stress and
  • Keeps babies healthy

Are The Bacteria That Live Inside Human’s Body Dangerous?

No, it is a fact that there are some parts of the human body that bacteria love to live in.

Interestingly, the microbes that live in and on our bodies outnumber our own cells ten to one.   

These microbes organisms were found to be evenly distributed around the body.

Apparently, these kinds of healthy bacteria are passed onto us through birth from our mother and then it is based on how we lead our lives- in how we eat and exercise.

A number of these bacteria we have is directly proportional to how healthy we are.

So Does This Mean Having A Number Of Bacteria In Our Body Can Help Lose Weight?

According to The lose Your Belly Diet, it can help you drop your body fat, build muscles and enhance performance.

What Is The Diet Plan Laid Out In The Book To Have A Healthy Amount Of Bacteria?

It suggested that diet high in fiber is the healthiest and best way to have a supportive and healthy microbe count.

Dr. Stoke points out some of the healthy and delicious ways to get plenty of fiber.

He mentioned that people who get far less than recommended in their daily life can have an unhealthy amount of microbe counts which can affect many things in their body negatively.

Dr. Stork suggested that men should shoot for 30 to 40 grams of fiber a day in their diet, whereas women should aim 20 to 30 grams a day.

If you don’t usually eat a lot of fiber as recommended, and you plan to start to increase immediately, I would strongly suggest keeping a bathroom close.
 The Meal Plan Of The Lose Your Belly Diet

There are five strategies that are designed to target the growth of gut bacteria to help you in weight loss.

1: Eat two healthy dairy products:   

 Eat two healthy dairy products

These are foods are actually the best source of probiotics (friendly or good bacteria). 

The 2 things are Yogurt and Kefir.

Not all the yogurts and kefir contain the probiotics.

To help ensure that the specific brand contains yogurt, there are directions in the book for how to read the label and make the right pick.

2: Eat ultimate high-fiber fruits and vegetables:   Some of the magical fiber fruits that can help you lose weight are Lima beans, blueberries, kiwi fruit, Orange, lentils, kidney beans, split peas, chickpeas, and black beans. These are some of the examples listed in this book.

3: High Protein Diet:

It’s allowed to eat red meat as long as you limit the amount.

The biggest endorsement for protein in The Lose Your Belly Diet comes in the form of fish (for instance, salmon, trout, herring, and tuna), shellfish, legumes, nuts. Eggs and plant-based foods that are high in proteins.

4: Grains

Most of the weight loss program today avoids us from eating grains, and even healthy types of grains are limited because they drive insulin resistance which can have negative health effects.

According to Dr. Stork, Healthy types of grains are an essential component of a healthy diet.

It has included guidelines to mix grain with the foods to obtain high fiber and protein.

5: High-fat foods that are super healthy:  The fifth part is like a ketogenic diet, which is low carb and high-fat diet.

High-fat diet has become popular in recent weight loss industry because of the following reasons-

  • Eating more fat help you lose more weight.
  • You eat less when you consume high-fat meals.
  • Eating fat before a meal makes you eat less.
  • Carbs are stored more easily than fat.
  • Consumption of more fat makes you lose more fat since you are using fat for fuel.

You will find a list of healthy fats that you should be eating to help you lose weight.

Final verdict

I found The Lose Your Belly Diet to be remarkably innocuous.

No crazy suggestions or unhealthy obsession are encouraged.

It’s basically just common sense about how to eat right to help lose weight.



Amos Duo

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