The Women's Fittest Podcast

A Lot to Digest: Gut health simplified with Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro

December 11, 2020 Debra Jean Terpstra Season 1 Episode 20
The Women's Fittest Podcast
A Lot to Digest: Gut health simplified with Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro
Show Notes

Thanks for listening to another episode of the Women’s Maximum Fitness Podcast! 

In this episode Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro dives deep into the digestive tract to explain common digestive issues and the simplest way to have a healthy gut microbiome. Myths are being busted left and right and you’ll be ecstatic to know good digestion is easier than you think.  

What is candidaovergrowth?
What is leaky gut? 
Do you need to take a probiotic? 
Are food intolerance tests beneficial? 
How does one diagnose a food allergy versus a sensitivity? 
Are some diets better for digestion than others? 
Does glutamine help heal the gut?
Are artificial sweeteners disruptive or toxic to the gut microbiome? 
Do you need a cleanse or detox?
Do symptoms like fatigue and tiredness mean that you have disbiosis? 
Can probiotics really promise to balance hormones, insulin sensitivity, and restore proper digestion? 
We uncover the truth! Enjoy! 

Dr Gabrielle Fundaro @vitaminphd on Instagram is former Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Georgia Gwinnett College and hold a PhD in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise from Virginia Tech as well as a BS in Exercise, Sport, and Health Education from Radford University. As an ACE-certified Health Coach with both Monash Low-FODMAP and ISSN Sport Nutritionist certifications, she provides client-centered coaching and consulting telehealth services via Vitamin PhD Nutrition. Additionally, she provide 1-on-1 e-mail coaching with personalized nutrition recommendations through Renaissance Periodization.

PhD – Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech (2014)

Dissertation Topic: Effects of Probiotic Supplementation on Metabolic Dysregulation During High-Fat Feeding

Nutrition Coaching Global Mastermind, Board Member (2020)

Foundational Motivational Interviewing (2020)

Monash Low-FODMAP Certified (2019)

Gabrielle also competes in power lifting and competed in WP bodybuilding in 2015. 

You can reach her at
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