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Episode 49: Gut Health with Dr. Jyothi Rao, MD

On today’s episode, we have Dr. Jyothi Rao, MD on the show to speak about Gut Health!  Learning about the gut is extremely important.  Our gut has tons of bacteria in it, and these gut bugs are responsible for much of our immune system defense as well as hormone and mood regulation. Our gut bacteria can even decrease inflammation, and they likely play a role in how we get sick.  Although we may not be able to control our genetic predispositions, we can control our environmental triggers.  Join us in this fascinating topic, as Dr. Rao talks about how we can heal our gut.  She is the author of Body on Fire: How Inflammation Triggers Chronic Illness and the Tools We Have to Fight It.  Dr. Rao is an Internal Medicine doctor and practices Integrative Medicine.  You can find her at

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