by: Suhein Beck
Jan 31, 2016
"C'mon Suhein - seriously one book?
How can one book possibly tell me everything I need to know
about choosing the diet that will put me on the right path of healing?"
I LOVE this stuff - because I grew up with parents that took poop patrol to a whole crazy, embarrassing level, even in front of my high school friends, but now finally the world is catching on to this wonderful topic of discussion over dinner - I don't feel alone anymore. Your poop tells you what foods work for YOU...It's NOT THE DIET - it's the specific food types. It really is THAT easy! When any of my friends would have a baby, I would show up at the hospital and instead of flowers and chocolate, I had Flax Seed Oil and home-made yogurt and my first question was always, if they had their first bowel movement - especially important after a C-Section and / or antibiotics and frequently overlooked by medical staff. Everyone focuses on the baby and forgets that mom's colon was put to sleep from the anasthesia and will be snoozing for days unless someone reminds mama to focus on poop production, not just milk production or the consequences are dangerously painful! Can you say, " it feels like my stitches are bursting open..." It DOES happen!
The truth is - the same medically complex, technical information in this book, "GUT" is also written by many of the best Gastrointestinal / Immunology Medical Doctors and heavyweight champions in the health research circuit. Plenty of nerdy books out there. But this gal, my new imaginary BFF (Best Friend Forever) nails the "yucky topics" in the most funny and digestible way!
What I like most about the author, Giulia Enders, is that she helps you choose the right diet by self-diagnosis and "reading your body's signals." She gives precise details on poop patrol and understanding what each poop production means. It's hilarious in its own cute way! You'll start understanding whether you need to be dairy, meat or gluten free or eating duck feather soup and how to test yourself.
She is a RockStar in the science of pooping and microbiology and I invite you to let go of your cultural social taboos to consider the far-reaching consequences of your poop! So how long are we going to keep focusing on eczema, psoriasis and problem skin or adrenal fatigue when the unknown soldier has always been begging for attention with a gurgle, bout of gas or stubborn pellets? Are you uncomfortable yet? Wait till she gets into the chapter, Few Facts About Feces!
You've been warned!