The Gut Vibes Podcast

Introduction to Gut Health

September 11, 2022 Lauren McCarthy, MS, RD, LD Season 1 Episode 1
The Gut Vibes Podcast
Introduction to Gut Health
Show Notes

Welcome to the launch of the GUT Vibes Podcast. This  episode introduces your host, Lauren McCarthy, and gives a brief overview of gut health:

  • key digestive processes
  • common GI disorders/conditions
  • common signs and symptoms related to gut imbalances
  • key takeaways to begin taking control of your gut health
  • plans for future episodes

Contact information:
IG: @thegutvibes.podcast

References for this episode

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  • Silverthorn, D. U., & Johnson, B. R. (2012). Chapter 21 The Digestive System. In Human physiology: An integrated approach (7th ed., pp. 654–690). essay, Pearson Education.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Digestive diseases statistics for the United States. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Retrieved September 10, 2022, from