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Nurture Your Gut to Improve Your Overall Health

Summary: Modern times have led to modern sicknesses, from food allergies and super-bugs to heart disease and diabetes. Nurturing your gut is the solution to the problem.
Air Date: 5/13/15
Duration: 60
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Justin Sonnenburg PhD & Erica Sonnenburg PhD
sonnerburgJustin Sonnenburg, PhD, is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. In 2009, he was the recipient of a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award.

Erica Sonnenburg, PhD,
 is currently a senior research scientist at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, where she studies the role of diet on the human intestinal microbiota.
  • Book Title: The Good Gut: Taking Control of your Weight, Your Mood and your Long Term Health
Nurture Your Gut to Improve Your Overall Health
Modern times have led to modern sicknesses; from food allergies and super-bugs to heart disease and diabetes.

What's behind these ailments?

Stanford scientists, Doctors Justin and Erica Sonnenburg, say it all starts in the gut.

In this segment, the Sonnenburgs talk about their new book, The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long-Term Health. This fascinating book offers practical advice based on the latest scientific findings.

Learn how to nurture your gut bacteria, optimize your health and keep your body from going haywire.


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