Gut Bacteria: The Secret to Health

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Dr. Ujjwal Sonika (Editor) – Associate Professor, Gastroenterology GIPMER Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
Dr. Medha Kapoor (Editor) – Senior Nutritionist, Varsity skin and wellness clinic, New Delhi, India

Series: New Developments in Medical Research
BISAC: SCI006000

This book summarizes the latest scientific research around the influence of gut bacteria on health and well-being as well as their impact on lifestyle diseases. Information is presented in easy-to-understand language and is interspersed with fun facts and anecdotal accounts, which help the audience acquire this fundamental and relevant scientific knowledge.

The authors explain the influence of gut bacteria on physical and mental well-being in language friendly to laypeople. They then share insights about the role of gut bacteria in various lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndrome utilizing the latest published research in peer-reviewed journals.

The information provided in this book is useful to anyone who wants to lead a healthy life. It is worth reading even for health care professionals as their current curriculum does not entail extensive information about gut bacteria and their significance in health.

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Contents

Preface

Introduction

Section 1. Gut-Flora: The Ultimate Insider
Chapter 1. Gut-Flora: What Is It?
Chapter 2. Gut Bacteria: What Do They Do For Us?

Section 2. Gut-Flora and Lifestyle Diseases
Chapter 3. Gut-Flora: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 4. Gut-Flora: Stress and Behavior
Chapter 5. Healthy Gut-Flora – Key Concepts

Section 3. The Pursuit of Healthy Gut-Flora
Chapter 6. Improving Gut-Flora- the Do’s and Don’ts
Chapter 7. Practical Tips for Optimizing Gut Health

Bibliography

Index

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