Emeran Mayer, gastroenterologist and author of The Mind-Gut Connection, joins Tom to discuss how our diet impacts our gut, and how our gut impacts our life.
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Why it’s important our body works synergistically [01:36] How stress impacts gut interactions [03:03] The interaction between the “big brain” and the “second brain” [07:40] Can we actually rebuild the diversity in our microbiomes? [10:23] Do fecal transplants work? [12:45] How our diet changes our microbiome [14:15] The gut and brain health [16:19] Tom and Lisa’s experience with the ketogenic diet [17:18] Why gut health is essential for serotonin production [19:57] How our gut influences depression and anxiety [22:24] The impact of meditation on the gut [23:14] Microbiome sequencing and individualized treatment [24:36] The top 3 things that influence our gut health [25:32] How Viome helped Lisa’s complicated gut health [28:32] The Brain Connectome Project [29:57] The ONE thing you should do right now to improve your health [34:33]