Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-rated Organ

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W F Howes Limited, 2015 - Digestive organs - 326 pages
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Scientist Giulia Enders shows that rather than the utilitarian and - let's be honest - somewhat embarrassing body part we imagine it to be, the gut is one of the most complex, important, and even wondrous parts of our anatomy. Beginning with the personal experience of illness that inspired her research, and going on to explain everything from the basics of nutrient absorption to the latest science linking bowel bacteria with mental disorders, this is an entertaining handbook for those looking to improve their health and deepen their understanding of their body.

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User Review  - AlisonY - LibraryThing

My gut unfortunately fell out with me around 3 years ago, and whatever I did to upset it, clearly it's not forgiving me any time soon. I therefore hoped upon hope that this book would have a "Yes ... Read full review

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User Review  - StevenJohnTait - LibraryThing

Makes the function of our second most complicated organ easy to understand even for me. It will give you a good insight into your biology and an appreciation for bacteria. Read full review

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