Gut Feelings: Healing the Shame-Fueled Relationship Between What You Eat and How You Feel (Goop Press) (Hardcover)
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“Working with Will Cole has changed my health and my life. Gut Feelings offers a highly effective, intuitive, and softer way to reset and reconnect your body and emotions.”—GWYNETH PALTROW
The definitive guide to understanding the connection between what you eat and how you feel, offering a 21-day plan to reset your relationship with your body and heal the gut inflammation caused by stress, shame, and trauma—from the New York Times bestselling author of Intuitive Fasting and Ketotarian.
It's easy to suffer from frustration and confusion when it comes to nutrition and health. With so much focus on what, when, and how to eat, the emotional component of eating tends to get left behind. Dr. Will Cole sheds light on the relationship between your physical and emotional health, providing a framework for you to better understand the gut-brain connection and influence that connection for the better. He illustrates how stress and shame can cause gut inflammation and sabotage your health in a process called Shameflammation. On the other end, problems with the gut can often present themselves in the form of mood swings, anxiety, and food cravings. True health isn’t just about what you eat, but how you feel.
Shameflammation can be the reason for chronic health conditions such as autoimmune disorders, leaky gut, IBS, and other GI disorders. Thankfully, it’s possible to heal the connection between the physical and mental with good food and somatic practices that support a healthy gut and brain. Dr. Cole offers holistic tools to help you reevaluate your relationship with food and your body, getting you back in touch with your gut feelings. His 21-Day Gut Feeling plan helps you bridge the gap between your emotions and your health, including:
• More than fifty healing recipes, such as Breakfast Fried Rice, Scallop Noodle Bowls, and Honey Grapefruit Sorbet
• Dietary prescriptions founded upon flexibility and awareness
• Mindfulness techniques to strengthen your intuition and discover your priorities
Gut Feelings approaches nutrition and wellness from a place of self-love and will help you eliminate stubborn health conditions, on your own terms.
About the Author
Dr. Will Cole, IFMCP, DNM, DC is a leading functional medicine expert who specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing a functional medicine approach for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, and more. He is the host of the The Art of Being Well podcast and author of Ketotarian, The Inflammation Spectrum, and the New York Times bestseller Intuitive Fasting.
“Working with Will Cole has changed my health and my life. He is a thorough and cutting-edge practitioner, an unparalleled source of wisdom, and the most compassionate of souls. Gut Feelings offers a highly effective, intuitive, and softer way to reset and reconnect your body and emotions. Like everything Will does, it’s informative and healing.”—Gwyneth Paltrow, founder and CEO of goop
“The book we have all been waiting for . . . Dr. Cole lets the scientific research lead in his explanations, detailing how shame, trauma, and stress can be stored in the body and hurt our physical health . . . reclaim whole-body wellness and harness long-term, sustainable health with his practical, easy-to-understand tips.”—Uma Naidoo, MD, Harvard-trained nutritional psychiatrist and bestselling author of This Is Your Brain on Food
“Dr. Will Cole has the rare ability to research complex areas of health and wellness and deliver them to people in ways that feel complete, accessible, and practical. In Gut Feelings, he does this while focusing on the vital and intertwining fields of mental and digestive health, at a time when we really need it.”—Will Siu, MD, Harvard Medical School–trained psychiatrist, speaker, and writer
“A paradigm-shifting way to truly understand the inherent and foundational connection between our body and mind . . . It will shift how you think, how you eat, and, ultimately, how you exist in the world. The 21-Day Gut-Feeling Plan will show you just how much the food you eat daily truly does impact your mood and health . . . it’s a road map to changing who you are at your core.”—Dr. Nicole LePera, the Holistic Psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of How to Do the Work
“Dr. Will Cole has done it again! Gut Feelings is the next frontier of mental health treatment . . . It will help you ditch toxic diet tribalism so you can find food peace, emotional resilience, and overall well-being.”—Ellen Vora, MD, Columbia University–trained holistic psychiatrist and bestselling author of The Anatomy of Anxiety