Have you heard about the gut being the second brain of the body? Are you curious about the connection between gut health and anxiety? Want to know how to best support mental health starting with the gut? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss the upcoming release of The Anti-Anxiety Diet and cover the foundational 6Rs for managing anxiety. Learn about the role of gut microbes on neurotransmitter production, how inflammatory foods can contribute to mood imbalance and how stress can impact the gut.
In this Episode, Ali and Becki explore how stress and anxiety can have a chicken and egg relationship with gut health. Chronic stress depletes nutrients that support brain health and impacts gut barrier integrity leading to increased food sensitivities. It can also sterilize beneficial gut bacteria, leading to pathogenic overgrowth. Find out how you can use food as medicine to support a healthy gut lining, manage bacterial overgrowth and fuel beneficial gut flora to reduce anxiety and depression.
Also in this Episode:
- 6 Foundational Rs to Manage Anxiety
- The Role of Food Sensitivities
- Supplements to Support the Gut Brain Connection
- The Role of the Microbiome
- Food As Medicine