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Gut : The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ

By: Enders, Giulia Enders, Jill(Illustrated by) Shaw, David(Translated by)

1771641495 / 9781771641494
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140 x 216 mm, 354 grams 256 pages
A New York Times Bestseller

A cheeky up-close and personal guide to the secrets and science of our digestive system

For too long, the gut has been the bodys most ignored and least appreciated organ, but it turns out that its responsible for more than just dirty work: our gut is at the core of who we are. Gut: The Inside Story of our Body's Most Underrated Organ gives the alimentary canal its long-overdue moment in the spotlight. With quirky charm, rising science star Giulia Enders explains the guts magic, answering questions like: Why does acid reflux happen? Whats really up with gluten and lactose intolerance? How does the gut affect obesity and mood? Communication between the gut and the brain is one of the fastest-growing areas of medical researchon par with stem-cell research. Our gut reactions, we learn, are intimately connected with our physical and mental well-being. Aided with cheerful illustrations by Enderss sister Jill, this beguiling manifesto will make you finally listen to those butterflies in your stomach: theyre trying to tell you something important.


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