The Gut Health Blog

6 Reasons to Explore Cultural Foods Different from Your Own Jan 30, 2024

Cultural foods have been around for centuries. They play a role in shaping the identity and traditions of people worldwide. Yet, beyond the delicious flavors, they also offer many health benefits....

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Why Having a Pet is Beneficial for Gut Health Jan 15, 2024

While it is true that eating impacts our gut health and overall well-being, many people overlook the role that pets play in gut health. Yes, that's right! Pets can benefit our gut in more ways than...

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Nervous Poops: What You Need to Know Jan 01, 2024

As a plant-based lifestyle medicine physician and gastroenterologist, I often see many patients struggling with digestive disorders. One of the many disorders I see is patients with "nervous...

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The Blue Zones: A Plant-Based Perspective Dec 28, 2023

As a gastroenterologist, my constant exploration revolves around promoting health and preventing disease. The Blue Zones is a discovery by National Geographic fellow and author Dan Buettner. It...

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The Shifting Trends in Colorectal Cancer Demographics Dec 20, 2023

Preventative Strategies for Younger Generations

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide. It affects both men and women. Over the past few decades, there has been a shift in the...

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The Health Benefits of Fiber: A Plant-Based Perspective Dec 10, 2023

 As a plant-based gastroenterologist, I am often asked about the benefits of fiber. It's unsurprising since fiber is a crucial component of a healthy diet. Fiber is especially beneficial for...

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Nourishing Your Gut: A Gastroenterologist's Perspective on Organic Eating nutrition Nov 29, 2023

 As a gastroenterologist who studies how diet affects gut health, I often talk about the advantages of organic food. Many people wonder if what we eat and whether choosing organic is...

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Unveiling the Tapestry of Health: A Holistic Approach to Well-being wellness Nov 15, 2023

 As a gastroenterologist, I want to stress that health is more than what you eat. In addition to eating well, a healthy lifestyle is resting enough, being in touch with your body, and...

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A Gastroenterologist's Guide to Oral Health and Nutrition oral health Nov 01, 2023

 As a gastroenterologist, it is not uncommon to receive a puzzled look from patients when they learn that there is a connection between your oral health and your gut microbiome.

The Menace of...

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Silent Epidemic nafld nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Oct 31, 2023

Recently, there's been an increasing number of referrals for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, or NAFLD. This is a condition where fat accumulates in the liver, leading to many problems. I want to...

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Yes, That Gut Feeling is Real! gut health Oct 15, 2023

 

In my years as a gastroenterologist, I've immersed myself in the intricate world of the human digestive system. This journey has led me to a deep understanding of the gut-brain axis. It is a...

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How to lose weight from an obesity medicine specialist weight loss Sep 20, 2023

As a medical practitioner and obesity medicine specialist, I help many individuals along their weight loss journey. Successful weight loss goes far beyond diet and exercise. I firmly...

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