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Healthy digestion comes first! Episode 41 with Dr Liz Lipski




Did you know that the number 1 new years resolution is to diet and eat healthier (71%)? However, there is a vital component that precedes better eating habits…ensuring that we have healthy digestion in the first place! Healthy food can only be utilised by the body if there are healthy digestive processes occurring within the body. Dr Liz Lipski joins us on the Fit to Succeed show to explore the common digestive complaints and their potential solutions.

Guest biography

DrLiz Lipski is a Professor and the Director of the Academic Development for the Nutrition programmes in Clinical Nutrition at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Dr Lipski holds a PhD in Clinical Nutrition, is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition (FACN) and holds two board certifications in clinical nutrition (CNS, and BCHN) and one in functional medicine (IFMCP). She is also on the faculty for The Institute for Functional Medicine helping to promote the importance of healthy digestion.

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Dr Liz Lipski PhD

Episode content: Healthy digestion

Along with a brief discussion about the 25-year history of her best-selling book, and the updated release of the 5th edition of Digestive Wellness, Dr Lipski shares some really practical tips on how to manage some of the most common digestive complaints.

  •  3.20: Dr Lipski’s motivation to specialise in digestive health
  • 10.56: When in doubt, begin in the gut
  • 14.58: How to recognise external symptoms of gut imbalance that may not be easily connected to the gut
  • 18.49: Potential causes and solutions for managing bad breath
  • 21.54: Potential causes and solutions for managing gastric reflux (heartburn)
  • 28.52: Potential causes and solutions for managing gas and bloating
  • 35.30: Potential causes and solutions for managing constipation
  • 40.42: The importance of the gut bacterial population to digestive health

Dr Lipski’s websites: is an online video course

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Dr Lipski’s books

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Digestive Wellness for Children: How to Stengthen the Immune System & Prevent Disease Through Healthy Digestion by [Lipski M.S. C.C.N., Elizabeth]

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