Scientists have struggled to explain why one person can eat cake and stay skinny, while another munches on carrots and can’t shed a pound.
Now, exciting new research reveals there is a missing piece to the obesity puzzle, one that is highly complex and intensely personal: gut microbes.
For those that are interested in learning more, Giulia Ender’s book, Gut – The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ, is an educational read. Ender does a great job of explaining the science behind our gut flora without using difficult terminology. In fact, she even injects a perfect dose of humour.