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LOSE WEIGHT, GET SHARPER… NO DIET REQUIRED.

Post sponsored by Harmony Books.

ThePrimeCOVER To be honest, I was a little bit hesitant to read the book The Prime. I have tried diets, cleanses, detox programs and never really saw a difference. When I received the book I decided first to try the test they had inside. The book has a GUT IQ that you can take here. My Gut IQ was:

The Moderate Track — three weeks per stage. You have an average-intelligence gut, but your gut could definitely be smarter, and it’s definitely impacting your brain function and energy level. On The Prime, your detox symptoms won’t be as severe as someone who has a higher score, so you can move along a bit faster.

This sort of peaked my interest. As I continued reading, there was a section on crushing cravings that really peaked my interest. For year, I had been addicted to sugar and every time I tried to break the craving, I had headaches and felt sick.

On my phone interview with Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary she shared with me “From a neurological basis, sugar is as addicting as cocaine.” She shared with me that taking a herb called Ashwagandha in particular helps her patients to reduce their sugar addictions. 

She explained to me the biochemistry of our addictions and why sometimes it can feel like a hopeless process. However, once we can actually change the biochemistry in our gut – weight loss becomes effortless. 

I was surprised that this wasn’t another book to that told me to just eat healthier and workout. There are teas, herbs, flax, and juices that are part of the program that help make your body healthier. Being someone that travels a lot, it was encouraging to read that I could make the tea in my hotel room and do little adjustments to make this a lifestyle change. 

I encourage you to get the book and go at the pace that works for you. It’s not about being perfect but making changes that you can make for life.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary is a neurologist, and the director of Wellspring Health at Scripps Memorial Hospital and a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. She received her internship in internal medicine at UCLA and her neurology fellowship from UCSD. Her research includes groundbreaking work in stem cell therapies for diabetic peripheral neuropathy and drug development for the treatment of ALS. She is the co-founder of Habit Change, and she is committed to bringing national awareness to the need for a paradigm shift in medicine that focuses on patient empowerment and a health-based medical system.

Visit drkulreetchaudhary.com for more info

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GIVEAWAY DETAILS

One (1) winner will receive a copy of The Prime.
Comment below with the results from your Gut IQ

 Giveaway open to US addresses only.
Prizing and samples provided by Harmony Books.



7 thoughts on “LOSE WEIGHT, GET SHARPER… NO DIET REQUIRED.”

  • Wow! What a holistic way to feed the body and mind while utilizing what we know about the brain to stave off our addictions to foods. This book looks amazing. And if her skin is any indication that she knows what she’s talking about, sign me up! She’s stunning AND brilliant! Thanks for this interview and info on Dr. Chaudhary 🙂

  • Super interesting! Here are my results…

    The Fast Track — two weeks per stage. You have a pretty smart gut, and that’s good news! You probably aren’t far from your health and weight goals, but you still need a little push to get you there. Even smart guts can achieve genius status! Even though you probably feel pretty good, you could be thinking even more clearly, have more energy, and finally get rid of those last few pounds. After The Prime, you’ll also be less susceptible to environmental influences that can tip you easily from feeling good to out of balance. You can move through the program pretty quickly.

  • The Moderate Track — three weeks per stage. You have an average-intelligence gut, but your gut could definitely be smarter, and it’s definitely impacting your brain function and energy level. On The Prime, your detox symptoms won’t be as severe as someone who has a higher score, so you can move along a bit faster.

  • This is pretty interesting and I’m looking forward to learning more. Like many of the comments above I was also moderate track. Although, I might go back and really assess my responsive again to see if I get a different result. Thank you for sharing!

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