#291: Gab Fundaro, PhD – Gut Microbiome, Bacterial Diversity & the Impact of Diet & Probiotics

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#291: Gab Fundaro, PhD – Gut Microbiome, Bacterial Diversity & the Impact of Diet & Probiotics

Guest Bio

Gabrielle Fundaro, PhD

Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro is a coach and science communicator for Renaissance Periodization coach. Dr. Fundaro is a former Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Georgia Gwinnett College, and holds a PhD in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise from Virginia Tech as well as a BS in Exercise, Sport, and Health Education from Radford University.

She believes in the importance of a plant-based diet in addition to regular, enjoyable physical activity and cognitive exercises as part of a sustainable lifestyle, free from the chronic dieting mindset.

In This Episode We Discuss

  • Bacertial diversity: eveness & richness
  • What is an “optimal” gut microbiome composition
  • How rapidly does it change on changing diet?
  • Relationship between microbiome and disease states: which way around does this occur?

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