Tim Spector OBE is my guest for this episode and wow, it’s such a fascinating listen. We discuss so many things including why ultra processed foods can trigger depression, how to supplement a vegan diet, the ingredients in Pringles that literally mean “once you pop, you can’t stop” and poo transfer for mood disorders, yes, really.
Enjoy! Davinia x
The gut, what is it?
The importance of good gut health
The connection between the gut and the brain
How diet can help mild symptoms of depression and anxiety
The effectiveness of antidepressant drugs in relation to diet
Poo transfers to change the gut microbiome.
The importance of microbe exposure for newborn babies.
How to support C-section born babies microbiome
The connection between the gut microbiome and Attention Deficit Disorder
Why are ultra-processed foods so addictive?
What damage do ultra-processed foods do to our guts?
Misleading information from food manufacturers and what to look out for.
The argument for drinking dairy and non-dairy milks
The pro’s and con’s of meat alternatives
How to supplement a vegan diet
The importance of a diverse diet
The benefits of fasting (especially for people with IBS)
The importance of fermented foods
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