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Apr 9, 2019

In this podcast, Dr Frank Lipman's guest is Kara Landau aka “Travelling Dietitian”, who is an Australian dietitian, author and founder of Uplift Food with a special expertise in prebiotic foods and gut health. They discuss the importance of using prebiotic fibers, resistant starches, and polyphenolic compounds in your diet to feed the "good" bacteria in your microbiome.  These bacteria or probiotics then generate metabolites,  including beneficial short-chain fatty acids, that can have an anti-inflammatory effect on your body.  and serotonin, that can reduce depression and anxiety.

Kara now focuses her research on the mood supportive benefits of prebiotic foods and the all important gut-brain connection.