Your Gut Bacteria Influence Your Weight

Gut Bacteria

Within your intestines live up to 100 trillion microorganisms, called a microbiome, that aid digestion, help fight off dangerous organisms and toxins, may lower stress, and may improver hunger / satiety cues aiding weight loss or maintenance.  Studies indicate that obese individuals have lower insulin sensitivity, glean more calories from the foods they eat, and process sugar and fat differently–all because of their altered microbiome.  It’s easy to see the importance of promoting a healthy gut.

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About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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