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Boosting Gut Health With Delicious Foods Let’s explore the benefits of resistant starch, highlight some mouthwatering recipes, and share expert insights on how to optimize your gut health. Understanding Resistant Starch Resistant starch refers to a type of starch that resists digestion in the small intestine and reaches the large intestine intact. It acts as a prebiotic, fueling the growth of beneficial gut bacteria and promoting a healthy digestive system. Some benefits of consuming resistant starch include improved insulin sensitivity, increased satiety, enhanced mineral absorption, and reduced risk of colon cancer. Top Foods High in Resistant Starch Delicious Resistant Starch Recipes Nurturing a Healthy Gut Incorporating resistant starch-rich foods into your diet can positively influence gut microbiota, leading to improved overall health. Gradually increase your intake of resistant starch to allow your body to adjust. We also recommend consulting a functional medicine healthcare professional if you have any specific dietary…

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I made this graphic of helpful tips to keep in mind when grocery shopping. Label reading is so important. What we put in our mouths influences so much more than we even know. Fresh is best! Feel free to share.

Featuring special guest Christina Tidwell, MN, RN, CHC in discussion with Kristen Brown, ARNP-C, MSN, Functional Medicine Provider, Family Nurse Practitioner. 6:30 – 7:30 PM, Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 Altheda Health 40 Lake Bellevue Drive #100 Bellevue, WA 98005 Free but seating is limited. Q&A to follow. Healthy snacks provided.  There is a flood of new science confirming the importance of the “gut microbiome” or “bacteria in the gut.” Join Kristen Brown and special guest Christina Tidwell in a discussion about the health impacts of the research and the critical role the digestive system plays in our overall health.  Introduction to the critical role our digestive system plays in our overall health. Understanding the importance of the “gut microbiome” or bacteria in the gut Explore how diet and lifestyle affect our digestion and why conventional calorie-counting diets don’t work 4 practical steps to take to begin to heal your gut and kickstart…

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