• Dirty Genes

  • A Breakthrough Program to Treat the Root Cause of Illness and Optimize Your Health
  • By: Ben Lynch
  • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith
  • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 30-01-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (11 ratings)

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Summary

A leading expert in epigenetics - how genes switch on and off - provides a revolutionary, holistic, and personalized approach to better health by improving how your genes behave to prevent and reverse common ailments, chronic illnesses, and life-threatening diseases, including cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, obesity, cancer, diabetes, and more. 

Your genes have a tremendous impact on your health. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Ben Lynch reveals that while you can't change the genes you were born with, you can change how they affect you. 

When your genes are working properly, you feel energized and healthy. But when your genes are "dirty", or not functioning optimally, your health suffers. Some genes are "born dirty" - they have certain variations that can cause you problems. Other genes merely "act dirty" in response to your environment, diet, or lifestyle. You can optimize both types of dirty genes by cleaning them up through healthy eating, good sleep, stress relief, environmental detox, and other holistic and natural means. 

An experienced researcher in the emerging science of gene abnormalities who has successfully treated thousands of clients, Dr. Lynch offers a simple questionnaire to identify which of the top seven dirty genes could be undermining your health. Then he offers targeted plans - including foods and recipes, supplements, and environmental detox - to clean up your dirty genes, eliminate symptoms, and optimize your physical and mental health. 

Many of us have been taught that our genes doom us to the disorders that run in our families. But Dr. Lynch shows that you can rewrite your genetic destiny - once you know how. Dirty Genes provides a practical, personalized protocol to make the most of your genetic inheritance, now and for the rest of your life.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2018 Dr. Ben Lynch LLC (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

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Great listen for us too tired or ill to read !

I felt like this book was written for me ! Audible 1st time experience was fantastic. Suffering with autoimmune chronic illness I'm unable to concentrate & read. Narrator was great & content spot on. Being able to listen over and over again wonderful , although not difficult content to grasp & more to do with me being I'll.

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  • Maria
  • 06-02-18

Ugh, don't even bother!!

This was one of the worst books I ever downloaded, and let me tell you why. First of all, I love audiobooks about epigenetics, health, disease, and biology -- so I'm familiar with this non-fiction genre. Secondly, I drive long distances regularly, with 5+ hour drives. I downloaded this book right before a very long road trip, and this is essentially how it went:

"Is it possible you could have dirty genes? Please take our questionnaire in the enhancement PDF..."

"For a list of diseases, syndromes, and issues that are likely the result of dirty genes, please refer to the enhancement..."

"What are some of the symptoms of dirty genes? Please read page 2 and 3 of the enhancement..."

"For a complete list of the kinds of things that can dirty up your genes, please refer to the enhancement PDF..."

"Foods and nutrients can help scrub dirty genes clean. For a list of those foods, please refer to the PDF enhancement..."

You get the idea. A complete joke. If I wanted to continually read and refer to something on paper or screen, then I would have bought the Kindle version. Nearly every other audiobook I've listened to in the biomedical sciences have included every list, every word, every questionnaire, every footnote in the audiobook, because most of the time people listening don't have the desire or the ability to go into a computer or device and download a document. That's the whole purpose of an audiobook. I don't understand why the author or publisher would allow it with this one, but the whole thing just comes off as lazy and incomplete. I'm returning for a credit.

(Side note, at the same time I also downloaded "The Longevity Code" by Kris Verburgh, MD which is on a similar topic. MUCH more thorough, so I recommend that instead.)

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  • Samurai Sailor
  • 01-02-18

Eye opening book on epigenetics - Worthwhile Read!

Book is eye opening. This books explains how you genes can get dirty or how you can change your environmental factors to alleviate dirty genes. I've bought all 3 versions - hardcover, Kindle and audiobook.

The book refers to a reference file called "the enhancement" that is not yet loaded on audible.com. It is supposed to contain additional information, checklist and recipes, etc. Looking forward to the publisher to post the PDF file.

I would recommend that other audiobook reviewers hold off of putting a negative review because the PDF has not been loaded yet. The publisher has been notified to correct issue.

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  • Simi
  • 31-01-18

This Book is a Must Read !!!

Would you consider the audio edition of Dirty Genes to be better than the print version?

I am a believer ! The Human Auditory system is truly amazing. Thanks to Audible. I use lots of Reading Books thru this Audible. Not only I can save my time but I can comprehend better and quickly. I use this tool while I workout to walking or Driving etc ....

What an Awesome Tool !!! Thank you ! Reading Books thru Our Ears are best tool ever and I am loving it ! I believe in Neurosciences. Skills to connect Ear to Brain :)



What other book might you compare Dirty Genes to and why?

What a Powerful Book to read. I wish I knew this book 20 years ago. I just finished this book. this is a wealth of information for to understand about Health's " Root Cause ". Taking Ben's lectures, his courses were absolutely astonishingly changed a way of thinking @ " Medicines & Diet " but the truth is this is the Individualized Bio-Medicine we shall learn.

Thank you for Awesome Mind Blowing.

I recommend this book to : if you wish to become a Mom & Healthy Babies ? or If you are like me went thru hell ? " Why is my medical doctors aren't fixing my illness after 5 Drs 8 Meds ? " this is how I became myself to a Holistic Practitioner. I had nearly Death exp in NYC by Med allergy. " The 1 med / The 1 nutrient / won't fit everyone ".

This experience, I run DNA Tests, Pharmacogenetics tests.

a Big discover was " Brain & Folate Connection ".it was absolutely a big help to my first Brain Fog ! it was scarcely, frighten but I was lucky to profound these amazing nutrients " Folate, B12, GSH " - Brain Cocktail Combination. Truly believe that we can prevent or to delay Dementia to Degenerative nerve diseases.


Thank you !

🙏😉

Noriko
HealthCoach.JP

Any additional comments?

Ps. Google " Deplin Ingredients " if you are/have Depressed etc ... then Google " Folate, B12 and Glutathione (NAC)". then watch Youtube " Ghost in Your Genes". I bet your Skin will be chilled as I did ! My brain was absolutely stunning by these :)

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  • Brent Jefferies
  • 05-05-18

Amazing info!

All of Dr. Lynch’s ideas are supported and explained with science and biochemistry, yet it’s easy to understand. Very helpful information and very motivating! I just listened to the whole book through, now going to get the supplemental information and do all of the laundry lists that he talked about in the book. I think it’ll be easy enough to piece it together from what I’ve already learned. I will probably go back through and listen to it again after I figure out which areas of my genetics I need to focus on. A couple of them I could tell need with just from his description! I would highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to optimize their health.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-04-18

Information everyone needs to know!

I couldn’t stop listening. I even purchased the hard copy, to be able to have it as a reference book for life!

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  • alcibiades
  • 11-04-18

No Enhancement PDF included

Would you consider the audio edition of Dirty Genes to be better than the print version?

The narrator kept referring to the enhancement. But when I checked online, this was not available. This makes the audible book far less useful.

There was a PDF included, but it did not include the terms Enhancement.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

no, not at all.

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  • Justin Robinson
  • 05-04-18

great audiobook

I liked everything about it learned a lot hopefully they'll be another one a sequel

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  • Hope
  • 16-03-18

great info

The problem with the audio version of this is you still need a real copy to get the recipes and the million enhancements they refer to. I fortunately have both, but if I didn't all of the time it says see enhancement I'd not have information needed. Maybe I'm missing something to make that work.

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  • victoria johnson
  • 28-02-18

great book...

I was really looking forward to this book!! I had to buy the hardback too because it's to steep for just a listen... very good book

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  • Mc
  • 16-02-18

Brain Explosion.

If you could sum up Dirty Genes in three words, what would they be?

Interesting. Examples. Applications

What does Kaleo Griffith bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Sounds like a real person, not robotic.

Any additional comments?

I love studying about genes and learning how we can turn them on and off and improve our genes functions. A lot of the solutions to clean our particular problematic genes are fairly easy to apply. Absolutely loved this book. Good balance of info and stories.