A Guide to Maximizing Your Gut Health with The Gut Health Doctor Megan Rossi
Team, today we are joined by Megan Rossi! Megan is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with a PhD in gut health from the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Queensland, Australia. Megan is also a leading research fellow at King's College London where she is exploring nutrition-based therapies in gut health, these include prebiotics and probiotics, dietary fiber and food additives. Megan is also the author of the book "Eat Yourself Healthy" and her latest book, "Love Your Gut". Today we chat all about the gut-brain connection, Megan's early years, and what galvanized her into demystifying the the gut. We also touch on how to observe your stool using the Bristol stool chart and more!
Specifically we talk about...
How gut bacteria influences the severity of COVID-19
Why dietary fiber is need
Stool samples! What can stool samples tell us about an individuals gut health?
We look at the Bristol stool chart and learn about 6 types of poop textures!
What does unhealthy poop look like?
What is the gut brain connection? What are three ways the gut communicates with the brain?
Is gut health connected to mental health?
How preservatives affect gut bacteria
Why the frequency with which you poop matters.
Why is our poop brown?
Check out Megan's website - ( https://www.theguthealthdoctor.com )
Instagram (@TheGuthealthdoctor https://www.instagram.com/theguthealthdoctor/?hl=en )
Pick up Megan's latest Book, "Love your gut" - ( https://www.theguthealthdoctor.com/books/)