The mind-gut connection : how the hidden conversation within our bodies impacts our mood, our choices, and our overall health (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The mind-gut connection : how the hidden conversation within our bodies impacts our mood, our choices, and our overall health

Author: Emeran A Mayer
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Dr. Emeran Mayer, executive director of the Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience at UCLA, offers a cutting-edge view into this developing science, showing us the full impact and complexity of how the brain, gut, and microbiome -- the community of microorganisms that lives inside the digestive tract -- communicate with one another... When this communication channel is out of whack, major  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emeran A Mayer
ISBN: 9780062376558 0062376551 9780062651624 0062651625 0062651625 9780062651624 0062376551 9780062376558 9780062376558
OCLC Number: 1013507094
Description: viii, 309 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Our body, the intelligent supercomputer. The mind-body connection is real ; How the mind communicates with the gut ; How your gut talks to your brain ; Microbe-speak: a key component of the gut-brain dialogue --
Part 2. Intuition and gut feelings. Unhealthy memories: the effects of early life experience on the gut-brain dialogue ; A new understanding of emotions ; Understanding intuitive decision making --
Part 3. How to optimize brain-gut health. The role of food: lessons from hunter-gatherers ; The onslaught of the North American diet: what evolution did not foresee ; The simple road toward wellness and optimal health.
Responsibility: Dr. Emeran Mayer.

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"Dr. Emeran Mayer, executive director of the Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience at UCLA, offers a cutting-edge view into this developing science, showing us the full impact and complexity of how the brain, gut, and microbiome -- the community of microorganisms that lives inside the digestive tract -- communicate with one another... When this communication channel is out of whack, major health problems can crop up in both the mind and the body, including food sensitivities and allergies, digestive disorders, obesity, depression, anxiety, and fatigue."--Dust jacket flap.

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"The Mind-Gut Connection presents the incredibly humbling reality that our very perception and interpretation of the world around us is virtually dictated by the microbes living within us. This book Read more...

 
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