Episode #209: How Diet Restrictions Impact Your Gut with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz of Fiber Fueled

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On today’s episode, Steph interviews Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, gastroenterologist and the New York Times bestselling author of the book Fiber Fueled about fiber and dietary diversity. If you’ve been following a diet that restricts certain food groups you’ll want to tune in to learn how certain dietary restrictions can actually negatively impact your health. You’ll also learn important things to consider when it comes to gut health throughout the spectrum of preconception, pregnancy, postpartum and pediatrics. This is a unique conversation with lots of actionable takeaways that you can start implementing right away.

Topics Discussed:

  • The importance of mama’s gut health during preconception and pregnancy
  • Advice and reassurance for mamas who had a c-section or needed antibiotics
  • How gut health influences mood and hormones
  • Why dietary diversity is so important
  • Probiotics, prebiotics and breastfeeding
  • The #1 thing everyone should be doing to improve their health

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This episode’s guest

Will Bulsiewicz, MD, MCSI is the New York Times bestselling author of the book Fiber Fueled. He’s also an award winning gastroenterologist, gut health expert and the author of more than twenty articles in the top American gastroenterology journals. He’s a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and was chief medical resident at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and chief gastroenterology fellow at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with his wife and two children.

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