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Feb 19, 2024

Confused on where to start if you have IBS, SIBO, or can no longer eat the foods you love without reacting? Dr. Alexis Cowan, PhD is a microbiome researcher and high-performance holistic health mentor who shares her revolutionary, 3-step gut protocol to restore your good bacteria.


  • How Alexis’ own 100lb weight loss experience impacted her gut health

  • The specific gut protocol that healed her gut microbiome, dairy intolerance  and many of her clients’ long term symptoms

  • Top 3 foods needed to feed your good gut bacteria

  • How to feed your bifidobacteria if you weren’t breastfed

  • Why 2-4 weeks of a “preparation phase” with diet changes and inflammation-busting supplements may be needed before embarking on a gut protocol

  • Omega-3s, hesperidin (found in orange peels) and molecular hydrogen to reduce gut inflammation and break the cycle

  • Why low FODMAP diets aren't a long term, sustainable treatment for SIBO

  • How to properly get off an elimination diet 

  • Why carnivore and keto diets can negatively impact the microbiome long term 

  • Why high protein diets (without enough plants) can cause constipation and discomfort

  • The profound link between high blood sugar, type 2 diabetes and fungal overgrowth

  • Her take on functional lab testing, parasites and other buzzy topics on social media 

  • Why toxic relationships can be just as detrimental as poor sleep or digestive health

Watch the full episode on What’s The Juice YouTube Channel

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