Dr. Gerard Mullin

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Mullin is an associate professor of medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is board-certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, integrative medicine, functional medicine and nutrition. Nationally and internationally renowned for his work in integrative gastroenterology and nutrition, Dr. Mullin has more than 20 years of clinical experience in the field of integrative gastroenterology and earned his master’s degree in nutrition while in practice. He is an associate editor of several nutrition and integrative medicine journals. Dr. Mullin was selected by Dr. Andrew Weil to serve as a senior editor for the first book for physicians on integrative gastroenterology by Oxford Press, which was released in May of 2011.

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Turn Your Gut into a Fat-Burning Machine by Rebalancing Your Gut Flora

For centuries the digestive system has been regarded by Eastern medical systems such as Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine and in more modern times Naturopathy and Functional Medicine as the foundation of health and vitality. Many of the body’s ills begin as imbalances in gut homeostasis and the road to recovery is by restoring harmony and equilibrium to the digestive tract. Despite these healing traditions rich in wisdom, the gut has been trivialized by modern Western medicine as merely a food processing plant and conduit for waste removal.