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The plant paradox : the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease and weight gain [electronic resource] / Steven R. Gundry, MD ; with Olivia Bell Buehl.

Gundry, Steven R., (author.). Buehl, Olivia Bell, (author.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781541422414 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1541422414 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 51 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Christopher Solimene.
Summary, etc.: Most of us have heard of gluten-a protein found in wheat that causes widespread inflammation in the body. Americans spend billions of dollars on gluten-free diets in an effort to protect their health. But what if we've been missing the root of the problem? In The Plant Paradox, renowned cardiologist Dr. Steven Gundry reveals that gluten is just one variety of a common, and highly toxic, plant-based protein called lectin. Lectins are found not only in grains like wheat but also in the "gluten-free" foods most of us commonly regard as healthy, including many fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, and conventional dairy products. Once ingested, these proteins incite a kind of chemical warfare in our bodies, causing inflammatory reactions that can lead to weight gain and serious health conditions. At his waitlist-only clinics in California, Dr. Gundry has successfully treated tens of thousands of patients suffering from autoimmune disorders, diabetes, leaky gut syndrome, heart disease, and neurodegenerative diseases with a protocol that detoxes the cells, repairs the gut, and nourishes the body. Now, in The Plant Paradox, he shares this clinically proven program with listeners around the world.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Plant lectins.
Plant toxins.
Plants > Nutrition.

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