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This is a podcast on health & healthy living practices that includes using homeopathy, plant powered or vegan diet, detoxing & many other alternative methods to heal and feel your best.
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Dr. William Bulsiewicz — The Fiber Deficiency Epidemic: Using Fiber and Fermented Foods to Improve the Microbiome and Overall Health — Episode 88
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In Today’s Episode Dr. Will Bulsiewicz is one of the leading gut health experts in the country and the creator of the popular HappyGutMD Instagram account. He is a board-certified gastroenterologist with an integrative approach and a passion for gut health. He advocates for consuming more plants, prebiotics over probiotics, and do-it-yourself fermentation. Dr. B. has a B.S. from Vanderbilt University, an M.D. from Georgetown University, and a Master’s of Clinical Investigation from Northwestern University. He received the Rambach Award as the top internal medicine resident at Northwestern and was the chief medical resident. He also received the award as the top GI fellow at The University of North Carolina and was chief gastroenterology fellow. While at UNC he did advanced epidemiology training at the top-rated UNC - Gillings School of Public Health and received a prestigious grant from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. B. has an accomplished background in research, with more than 20 scientific articles published and more than 40 presentations at national meetings, including being selected for the Digestive Disease Week Presidential Plenary as one of the top studies among thousands of submissions. These days he is a partner at Lowcountry Gastroenterology in Charleston, SC, and the founder of Dr. B. Gut Health. He regularly gives sold-out talks in the Charleston community and in 2016 started HappyGutMD on Instagram as a way to connect with his patients and share his perspective. It has rapidly become the most popular gastroenterology account on Instagram and the premier source for gut health tips from a trusted source. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging with his family, swimming, and experimenting with fermentation recipes. Outline of This Great Episode [2:16] A whole-food, plant-based diet has been proven to reverse chronic disease over and over again. [6:26] Deborah introduces Dr. B. [7:38] We have learned so much about gut bacteria in the past decade. [11:50] The highest concentration of bacteria anywhere is in the colon. [14:17] We are facing totally different diseases than our ancestors did. We need to reevaluate our approach to disease. [17:46] You can get data about your gut health and be a part of furthering gut health knowledge by joining The American Gut Project. [20:37] The diver