Episode 68: Dr. Michael Ruscio & Gut Health: Fixing Your Gut, Finding YOUR Right Diet, SIBO, IBS, Low-FODMAPs, Gluten Sensitivities, Diet And Inflammation, The Gut Microbiome, Finding A Functional Practitioner, Fasting & Gut Health, Tackling Food Fears, And More!
Welcome to Episode 68 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle.
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We're SO honored to have Dr. Michael Ruscio on the podcast!! Dr. Ruscio is a superstar expert on gut health in the functional medicine world. He intensely researches, studies, and can provide guidance on #allthethings about gut health, digestive issues, SIBO, IBS, probiotics, food choices, eliminating food fears, and so much more!!!
Check out his AMAZING book Healthy Gut, Healthy You: The Personalized Plan to Transform Your Health from the Inside Out, to learn how address a myriad of health conditions and embrace resilient health by addressing the health of your gut. It's includes SO much fascinating information about the gut, and provides invaluable guidance to determine the best diet for YOU.
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2:00 - About Dr. Ruscio
3:00 - How Dr. Ruscio Came To Functional Medicine
7:20 - Where Should Someone Start When They're Experiencing Health Issues?
10:00 - Getting To A Broader Diet After Healing The Gut
Gluten Sensitivities - Can You Maybe Actually Eat Gluten?
14:30 - Finding Your Unique, Individual Inflammatory Foods
LOW-FODMAP Diets And Inflammation
17:05 - Listener Q&A: Marike - How Can Following A LOW FODMAP Diet Help Gut Issues?
17:50 - Is Long Term low FODMAP OK?
Prioritizing Diet To Minimize Inflammation
Finding Root Causes For Sensitivies
The Importance Of Not Getting Obsessed With A Diagnosis
23:10 - Clinical Evidence Supporting The Low FODMAP Diet
24:55 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer - Can IF Help Heal The Gut And Reduce Microbial Load Or Do You Need A Longer Fast?
IF Can Help IBS, Motility, And Reduce Stress
Using Probiotics For Gut Health - Should You Use Them With SIBO?
Antimicrobial Therapy And AntiBiofilm Agents
Elemental Diets (Elemental Heal)
On NOT Talking Yourself Out Of Therapies... Trusting Approaches
34:40 - How To Find A Good Functional Medical Doc?
39:00 - The Healthy Gut Healthy You Protocol
40:30 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer - Do Restrictive Diets Hurt The Gut Microbiome?
45:50 - The Three Probiotic Categories
48:00 - Avoiding Information Overload, Knowing What Is Accurate Vs. Noise
49:20 - The Significance Of The Placebo Effect
52:20 - How Does IF Affect Gut Health?
55:15 - How To Find The Right Diet/ Health Intervention For YOU (Listening To Your Body!)
57:15 - How Long Should You Try A Dietary Approach Before Evaluating?
1:00:20 - How To Address Your Relationship To Food In A Healthy Way? (Fears, Binging, Rescitrciton, Acceptance, Etc.?)
STUFF WE LIKE
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NOTE: Check out Dr. Ruscio's Book Healthy Gut Healthy You, For ALL The Studies!
BUY Melanie's What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine, Gin's Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle, and/or Gin's Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle
More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com
More on Gin: GinStephens.com
Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com
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