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Summit For Wellness Podcast

Bryan Carroll

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Summit For Wellness Podcast
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Every single person should have a mixture of bacteria and fungi in their digestive tracts, which will make up the microbiome as we currently know it. This microbiome is very supportive for our health, and the more research we do, the more we learn how important of a role it plays in our body.However, not all bacteria, fungi, and even viruses are good for us, which we all personally have experienced when we become sick.Sometimes these pathogens cause issues that are harder to detect, such as distress in our GI tract. It is these GI pathogens that can cause chronic digestive issues that can be resolved if you are looking for the right things.What To Expect From This Episode



What makes a person a great host for pathogens to thrive



Different tests and assessments for the GI tract



What to do to improve your health and reduce likelihood of getting a GI pathogenHow protocols for different situations can look and what health factors are most important







Shownotes* [1:45] Reed Davis noticed environmental issues was killing animals and was curious how it impacted humans* [5:45] It seems like the human body is very resilient, is this true* [8:00] Are there specific patterns that can indicate there is a GI pathogen causing issues* [10:45] What makes a host so susceptible to pathogens* [14:00] We are always exposed to different pathogens, and the stronger our body is, the better it will be able to fight off the pathogens* [14:45] What percentage of people that Reed tests will have some sort of GI pathogen* [16:00] How can a pathogen influence our aesthetics* [17:30] Why would a pathogen cause you to gain weight* [19:45] What are the best tests to use to assess GI pathogens and do you do a broad test or specific test* [23:00] While testing are you looking for nutrient deficiencies or other "poor host" indicators* [25:30] This is what a protocol might look like to support someone who has a pathogen and other health problems* [32:00] Are the health ideas behind DRESS in order of importance* [35:00] Someone with a stressful life and has a hard time getting lots of sleep, can we just take supplements to fix everything* [40:45] What does Reed do every single day to keep himself healthy











Resources From This EpisodeSome of these resources may contain affiliate links, which provides a small commission to me (at no extra expense to you).* Practitioners can become a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist- Learn More













Transcript For Episode (Transcripts aren't even close to 100% Accurate)



Bryan Carroll: [00:00:15] Have you ever had a pain in your gut that has bothered you for a long time? But you couldn't figure out what was going on. Sometimes this happens from the foods we eat and sometimes there is something more going on in your gut, like a pathogen of some sort.And if you aren't looking at the issue of the right way, you might not realize exactly what is going on. What's up everyone. I'm Bryan Carroll and I'm here to help people move more, eat well and be adventurous. And today I have at Reed Davis of functional diagnostic nutrition on the show to talk about GI pathogens and what we can do to clean up our systems.So let's dive into my conversation with Reed. Reed Davis does a holistic health practitioner and certified nutritional therapist and is an expert in functional lab testing and holistic lifestyle medicine. He is a founder of functional diagnostic nutrition, and he teaches the FDN course to over 2,500 trainees and graduates across 50 countries and has provided functional lab assessments to over 10,000 clients.Thank you for coming onto the show. Reed, Reed Davis: [00:01:20] Bryan, thanks so much for having me here. Hope to. Do some good,