Understanding Potential Root Causes that Influence Gut Imbalances and Chronic Disease
September 27, 2022
Lauren McCarthy, MS, RD, LD
This episode is an overview of how integrative practitioners and dietitians utilize the nutrition-focused physical exam and the IFMNT radial to DIG DEEP and look at potential underlying causes of gut imbalances and chronic disease.
This episode covers:
- STAIN model: stress, toxins, adverse food reactions, infections, and nutritional imbalances
- DIGIN model (5 primary categories of GUT imbalances), focusing this episode on "digestion/absorption" to explore motility, gastric acid, pancreatic enzymes, and bile salts
- nutritional takeaways
Apps referenced: MyFitnessPal, LoseIt, Cronometer, Baritastic
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