The number-one reason people visit the doctor is problems with the gut. Not only do gut issues impair gut function, making life miserable, but they also are a contributing factor to many serious conditions such as cancer, heart disease, autoimmune disease, diabetes, and more.
On today’s mini-episode, Dhru sits down with Dr. Mary Pardee to talk about the gut-immune connection, mindful eating, why it’s so important to chew our food properly, and the benefits of an elimination diet.
Dr. Pardee is a naturopathic medical doctor and a certified Functional Medicine doctor who specializes in integrative gastroenterology and hormone balancing in Los Angeles, California. She is the founder of MODRNmed, a telemedicine and virtual wellness company that provides medical and health services to clients from the comfort of their homes. For those who cannot work one-on-one with a MODRNmed practitioner, Dr. Mary also created a gut-health course that dives into the most common gut-related complaints and natural solutions to start healing.
In this episode we dive into:
- The gut-immune connection
- The first place you should start if you have gut issues
- The benefits of walking right after a meal
- How an elimination diet can help you get to the root cause of food intolerances
- The importance of fiber for our gut health and how much we should consume daily
Listen to the full episode here.
For more on Dr. Mary Pardee, follow her on Instagram @Dr.MaryPardee, Facebook @ModrnMed, and through her website, modrnmed.com.
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