Not Slimming Down Maybe Blame Your Gut Bacteria


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When it comes to losing weight, it’s not just the calories in the foods you eat that could help — or hinder — your efforts. Recent research found gut microbiota, the microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses living in your gastrointestinal tract, have an impact on weight loss. Researchers recruited 26 overweight and obese adults to participate in a weight-loss. In a preliminary study published in the August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers suggest that, for some, specific activities of gut bacteria may be responsible for their inability to lose weight, despite them sticking to strict diet and exercise routines.

No matter how strictly some of us stick to weight loss regimes, we still struggle to drop the pounds—and our gut bacteria could be to blame, according to a small study. A team of researchers at the. Here are 3 ways your gut bacteria could be making it hard for you to lose weight. 1. Driving up inflammation – Low grade inflammation can lead to obesity.4 The gut microbiome can contribute to bodywide inflammation by producing harmful byproducts, which can enter the bloodstream and turn on inflammatory responses. Their findings suggest that gut bacteria may prevent some people from losing weight – even if they’re following strict diet and exercise regimens. “Gut bacteria have the capacity to break down.

Probiotics have been a buzz word for a few years now and prebiotics are also becoming more commonly known. So what does the bacteria in your gut have to do with why you may not be seeing weight loss? Kind of a lot!

Let’s take a closer look at how. Picture your intestines like you would a city. There are about 100 trillion people (bacteria) in the city. But, when there is an imbalance or a lack of good bacteria in the gut, leptin might not be able to do its job, leading to overeating—and eventually weight gain. Although it’s not as well researched as carbohydrates, there is also an association between gut bacteria.

Summary Your gut bacteria may affect your weight by influencing how different foods are digested in your body. Dietary fiber is digested by certain species of gut bacteria, which may aid weight. Why You’re Not Losing Weight. published in Nature found that gut composition isn’t just integral to your health—it might even be influencing your weight.

Understanding Gut Bacteria. But if your primary goal is fat loss, there are other forms of exercise that give a much better bang for your buck. The best way to lose weight and build lean.

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So, while we might not necessarily understand all the details of exactly how gut bacteria impacts weight gain or loss, I’m convinced that

“The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life” by Travis Stork, M.D.
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Having healthy gut bacteria is one of the keys to a healthy weight.

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Two types of gut bacteria were found to be low in obese individuals, increasing with weight loss.

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This also may explain why probiotics are associated with weight loss; the healthy bacteria in your intestines from probiotics help keep unwanted viruses from setting up a permanent home in “their intestine.”

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Multiple studies have shown that obese people have different intestinal bacteria than slim people and, regardless of weight, most people don’t have the optimal balance of good and bad bacteria in their intestines.

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My constant battle against weight gain may be due to all those efficient microbes I carry in my gut microbiome.

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from Microbiology: Principles and Explorations
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The type of bacteria in your gut can affect how you fight off disease, how much you weigh, and how well your body processes nutrients.

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from Eating Clean For Dummies
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Alterations in gut bacteria likely also cause changes in intestinal permeability, with a resultant low grade inflammatory state that contributes to chronic metabolic conditions and especially to development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

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from Preventive Nutrition: The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals
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Springer International Publishing, 2016

For example, the two species Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes, which make up a large percentage of your gut bacteria, can impact your ability to lose weight effectively.

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In fact, in sedentary people with poor diets, the gut microbiota didn’t return to normal even one year after taking the round of antibiotics.

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  • why the fuck the comments on DNEWS are fucking whiners which talks shit about the hosts?
    it gets annoying, like really? are the hosts the point of these videos?

  • It doesn’t take a genius to know our current food system is giving us a plethora of diseases and killing us. Jackass corporations like Cargill and Monsanto have demolished actual food as we know it and still we wonder why so many people turn up with diabetes or die of cancer. You don’t need “light” foods, you don’t need a gym, you don’t need calorie counters. You need fresh food and a middle finger in which to tell the Greedy Mc Greedersons to fork off.

  • It’s still shock me just how a lot of people have no clue about Custokebon Secrets (just search it on google) even though lots of people lost tons of weight with it. Thanks to my friend who told me about it. I have lost a ton of fat.

  • Here is the secret everyone wants you to pay for. Wanna lose weight. Don’t eat carbs or sugar. Plenty of vegetable (esp. root and green vegies), leave all the fat on your meat, skin on your chicken, throw in a light sprinkling of nuts and fruits. Eat as much as you want:) Stay away from potatoes and if you need a rice fix, sparingly hit the basmati, like once a week. (low GI). No processed food. No wheat! Sounds easy right? the biggest challenge will be creating meals. I made a lasagne using carrot and zuchinni instead of pasta sheets. For the source I replaced flour with almond meal Delicious. Did I mention you can eat as much as you want and still shed fat.

    Btw, if your interested in the magic pill so you can still eat McChucks without dying then no one can  help you.

  • They laughed when I told them I would burn up fat with “Blistering Fat Loss”, but then they saw the results. Do a search on google for “Blistering Fat Loss” to see their reaction.

  • suggestions: 
    1. dont put text and read them. If i want to read text, i dont have to come to youtube. (you can post pictures instead)
    2. Speak with more emotions, happy with vibrating voice keeps audience interested.

  • This is interesting, but for laypeople trying to lose weight it’s probably not very useful. I noticed when I ate unhealthy it was to regulate stress or depression and I just felt sedated. When I ate healthy I felt healthy and more energetic. I understand what this video is saying generally, but making the conscious choice to eat healthier food in more moderate portions is a combination of impulse control and knowledge of your own biology. Example is someone craving starchy or simple carbohydrates because they haven’t eaten in a long time so their blood sugar is low, which will cause them to crave those foods. Making healthy food choices is difficult at first, but one must train themselves to make these decision through repetition, and it does get easier. If someone is eating for emotional reasons then they should try psychotherapy not junk food or the next fad diet..

  • I have noticed a positive effect in my mood since taking a 10 strain probiotic supplement. Depression has gone down, anxiety is less intense and I feel happier in general.

  • If you really want to burn fat, I suggest you go do some real work building a cabin or something after your depressing desk job each day. Stop blaming bacteria for your useless fat body.

  • If you really want to burn fat, I suggest you Google the term “Avon Fat Furnace”. You are guaranteed to get the body you deserve.

  • love the video! it comes at a great time where i just finished a month of ramadan fasting similar to intermittent fasting. now that i am back to eating regularly i noticed a spike in my food intake and my body is craving eating more. this video helps a lot!

  • Do you think that increasing the good bacteria in our gut will result in a permanent replacement of the bad with the good ones or do we have to constantly eat the probiotics and sprouts, etc? This video leads me to the idea that slim people are born with these bacteria since I watch them eat all the time!

  • The bacteria in my gut must be a bunch of carnivores then because I almost always crave proteins, especially those found in beef and turkey.

  • I think I want to agree with this study with it being true. however I think we can train our body’s to crave the right foods. for example. If you drink pop all the time and stop, and start eating sweet potatoes or oat meal along with higher amounts of lean protein. your insulin levels will level out and after a week your cravings for that sugar will diminish significantly where you’ll be able to control weather you have that sugary food or drink. I have also found that while on a meal plan I can only eat 3 days worth of one type of food before my body starts to say enough. for some reason I crave variety.

  • That would be really cool if you could change the microbes. Like, instead of craving pie or a burger or something, you’d be like damn, I want a salad

  • OK?! Have you thought about Burwan Super Diet Plan (just google it)? Ive heard some amazing feedback about it and my work buddy had amazing results with it.

  • Obesity is not a disease it is a condition. It is not caused by a bacteria or virus. It is something you can cause yourself. Obesity is sometimes caused by an underlying condition mostly psychological. But calling it a disease makes it a random occurrence like the flu. It’s not random, you caused it and you most fix it. it’s not something you can medicate away.

  • Do you ever wonder if ‘germaphobes’ are perhaps just more sensitive to the microbiome around them?  As in the person is able to detect when their own microbes are fending off invading microbes from the surrounding environment, making them feel anxious in new ‘foreign’ environments. 

  • So i may not drink Yakult anymore D:? But i drink Yakult almost everyday but never get fat if i eat to much i still never get fat weird but true

  • here I am trying to learn some microbiome recipes and these vapid attention hungry hosts offer nothing to the segment but childlike annoyance. Thanks YouTube

  • I put on a yellow sock today and thought, hey why do I fart? I came to the conclusion that little people live in my intestines and move causing the deep flatulence. 

  • I dont understand why some many people are having problems with her talking ‘fast’…
    I think she could have even spoken a little faster as she was very clear.

  • Fascinating. There are a group of people called bio-hackers who have been talking about this for a while. Glad to see that mainstream science is substantiating the concept.

  • If I ate yogurt I’d either want to vomit or my digestive system would get really angry at me. Dairy and I do not get along. I can only eat it in small amounts.

  • A more interesting question is; can bacteria influence the oral intake of antibiotics? Does oral intake of antibiotics cause release of a signal that could decrease people taking their antibiotics? 

  • Do people realise that this means the bacteria can control your movements by pulling on your emotional strings to make you stand up and walk to the nearest junk food source just so they can eat what they want?

  • “Thrive ‘off of’ ”   is incorrect grammar.   Thrive on, is correct.  Off of is slang which has crept into the English language through America like G’day did for Good Day in Australia.  @DNews 

  • Doesn’t this prove that free will does not exist? Maybe we don’t make our decisions consciously, but the chemical and physical processes in our mind and body are what make us do what we do.

  • It would be a shame for you not to shed pounds when these people accomplish it so easily using Fat Blast Blueprint (Look it up on google).

  • Her nassil voice indicates a large buildup of untapped snot rocket propelent that is being caused by her smoked out lips…intresting

  • Everyone saying she’s talking to quickly, how fucking slow do you talk? Also How poor is your perception of the English language? (Non fluent speakers excluded).

  • I suppose that’s why I get sick when I try to eat healthier foods instead of the junk I normally eat, or should I say, that’s why a drastic change in diet makes you sick.

    Change what and how you eat slowly and you’ll be fine.

  • this reminds me of the nobel prize won for discovering that bacteria (rather than stress) causes ulcers.  If someone could definitively prove that killing off a specific bacteria ends things like obesity (and even diabetes)….they would be a demi-god in this generation and the next.

  • Hello, have you discovered Windy Fat Loss? (just google it) You will learn about the serious crimes we commit against our bodies. With “Windy Fat Loss”, you will discover how to lose weight quickly.

  • A message to the host: Please breathe while you are reading/speaking. That way we can breathe too. Ooh, and please remember to use the bathroom next time before the show, so you don’t have to be in so much of a 4kin hurry.

  • So it is not my fault im fat, it is the fault of my gut bacteria. Im suprised I have any gut bacteria at all considering how much I drank in my early to mid 20’s. But seriously, I don’t drink any more and I am down 15 pounds and loosing a pound every 2 weeks or so.