#75 Gut Bugs and Belly Fat Connection with Mike Mutzel

Mike Mutzel talks to Wendy this week about how your gut bugs are making you fat and preventing you from losing weight. It’s not all about calories and how much you work out! Not by a long shot. Learn about the gut bugs and belly fat connection!


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About Mike

Mike MutzelMike has an B.S. in Biology from Western Washington University and is completing his M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine’s (IFM) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP). He is an independent consultant for one of the world’s leading professional nutrition companies, and has worked as a nutritionist with Gerard Guillory, MD of the Care Group, PC in Denver, CO. Mike has lectured alongside Dr. Guillory to large patient-groups in the Denver area and they have been featured on local T.V. programs discussing the power of Nutrition and Functional Medicine.

Mike regularly conducts workshops for health care practitioners, teaching leading-edge science in a concise format that can be utilized by progressive clinicians for the prevention of chronic disease. Often termed Translational Medicine, this bench-to-bedside approach is key to ensure the application of pioneering research and concepts in systems biology a preventative health care setting, optimizing patient outcomes.

Mike lives in Kirkland, WA with his wife Deanna Arnill, a Doctor of Chiropractic, and their two dogs Shasta and Rainier. They enjoy cooking locally grown whole foods and adhere to an active outdoor life of skiing, hiking and biking.


Belly Fat EffectBelly Fat Effect is not your typical quick-fix weight-loss and nutrition book loaded with recipes and exercise tips that you probably already know about. Good nutrition and high-intensity exercise are just two of a sequence of ingredients that are needed to make your body lean.

Belly Fat Effect reveals additional ingredients, such as gut health, intestinal bacteria, biological rhythms, inflammation, the stress response, leptin signaling, and fat cell health, that are essential to fine-tuning your metabolism and overcoming weight-loss resistance.

Mike Mutzel shares information, tips, and secrets that only fitness experts and top scientists know about. Some strategies you’ll learn about to empower your body are:

  • Natural ways to mimic the powerful effects of bariatric surgery
  • Balancing leptin and insulin levels
  • Hacking your stress response to burn more fat
  • Healing your gut to burn more fat
  • Capitalizing on the best times to eat and exercise for building muscle and burning fat
  • Understanding how oxygen can help you overcome weight-loss resistance

So, if you’re sick of lackluster results with weight-loss, muscle-building, or overall health and fitness efforts, then read Belly Fat Effect.

Once you own the book, you’ll get access to Mike’s additional videos, fat burning food plans, and advanced strategies.

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