NBSV 050: Dr. Sarina Pasricha on the gut microbiome. How do we improve it? Does veganism factor in?
Updated: Jan 9
Dr. Sarina Pasricha is a nationally recognized gastroenterologist and speaker. She completed her undergraduate training in biological anthropology and nutrition from Harvard University. Dr. Sarina focuses on the importance of good gut health & the gut-brain connection.
Important topics and points you don't want to miss:
>> What is the gut microbiome and why is it important?
>> What can we do to improve our gut microbiome - does being vegan help? does exercise help?
>> What do we do that is harmful to our gut health (antibiotics, meat, etc).
>> The role of stress on our gut health.
Connect with Dr Sarina:
Aldenberg, L. G. & Wu, G. D. (2014. Diet and the Intestinal Microbiome: Associations, Functions, and Implications for Health and Disease.
American Gastroenterological Association (2002). AGA Technical Review on Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Bhattarai, Y., Muniz Pedrogo, D. A., & Kashyap, P. C. (2016). Irritable bowel syndrome: a gut microbiota-related disorder?
Debelius, J., et al. (2019). American Gut: an Open Platform for Citizen-Science Microbiome Research.
Monda, V., et al. (2017). Exercise Modifies the Gut Microbiota with Positive Health Effects.
Preidis, G. A. & Versalovic, J. (2009). Targeting the Human Microbiome With Antibiotics, Probiotics, and Prebiotics: Gastroenterology Enters the Metagenomics Era.
Reigstad, C. S., et al. (2014). Gut microbes promote colonic serotonin production through an effect of short-chain fatty acids on enterochromaffin cells.
Ridaura, V., et al. (2013). Gut Microbiota from Twins Discordant for Obesity Modulate Metabolism in Mice.
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