The Gut Balance Revolution 2021Boost Your Metabolism, Restore Your Inner Ecology, and Lose Weight for Good!
One of our most popular authors, Dr. Gerry Mullin sees private clients and teaches at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine! He brings us recent research showing human intestinal microbiota influences metabolism, appetite, hormones, inflammation, and insulin resistance. Losing weight is more than cutting calories. It’s essential that the kinds of microbes be changed. Learn how to lose weight for good!
Mullin's promise of quick, sustainable weight loss through practices that also combat chronic health problems and discourage disease will have many readers lining up to devour this sensible guide. — Publisher’s Weekly
Dr. Mullin has provided the reader with invaluable practical insight into the gut microbiome and its effect on obesity and our overall health. This is a 'must-read' for the public and health professionals. — Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, 17th Surgeon General of the United States
I so enjoyed this CE (Gut Balance Revolution). Every Helm Publishing course I have completed, I have been able to apply the information I learned to practice. – Mary M. 5/2/22
Very interesting book; enjoyable to read. It was well researched and easily able to be applied to daily life. - KB 6/2020
(I liked) the fascinating and applicable content. - 3/2021
Level 2 & 3 CPE
Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.2.4, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.6, 4.2.7, 6.1.2, 6.1.9, 6.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.4, 8.2.2, 8.3.1, 8.3.7, 10.1.1, 10.2.4, 10.2.11, 10.4.2, 10.4.4
CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. Describe three unique factors about the human microbiome and its influences on health.
2. Explain four factors that increase or reduce a person’s quantity of microbes.
3. Discuss the four components of the Gut Balance Revolution diet and explain why each is used.
4. Identify two beneficial microbes associated with birth.
5. Give two purposes of using antibiotics in animal feed.
6. Describe how inflammation contributes to insulin resistance.
7. Explain how gut bacteria endotoxins affect the liver.
8. Identify which foods cause inflammation in the gut.
9. Identify two beneficial types of foods that feed microbes and help avoid dysbiosis.
10. Define FODMAPS and explain how they influence a person’s gut comfort.
11. Give two reasons why corn-fed red meat is not recommended on Dr. Gerard’s diet program.
12. Identify two negative effects of consuming large amounts of sugar or fructose.
13. Describe the conclusion of a 2010 meta-analysis from 21 studies of the effect of saturated fat on heart disease.
14. Explain why fructans are limited on phase 1 of the program.
15. Identify the protein source that reduces appetite better than any other.
16. Identify the two healthy fats that are most anti-inflammatory.
17. Describe one healthful benefit of each of the following: chia seeds, cinnamon, blueberries, ginger, yogurt, dark chocolate, almonds, asparagus, steamed kale, and manuka honey.
18. Name the condition that benefit from consumption of calcium, vitamin D, curcumin, and vinegar.
19. Identify three benefits of the Mediterranean diet as compared to the standard Western diet.
Why we chose this book
The author is highly regarded in his field of gastroenterology and in integrative medicine. His concepts are highly researched and on the leading edge of new therapies for balancing health in new ways.
About the author
Dr. Gerard Mullin, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a popular speaker who has authored multiple books on the gastrointestinal tract and nutrition therapies.