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Have you heard the expression “go with your gut”? Our GUT is more powerful than we think and scientists are now referring to our gut as the “second brain”.   The scientific community is discovering that if our microflora are not being properly attended to (i.e. by not eating enough plant fiber) than weight, digestion, and our immune system can go haywire. So for better or for worse, what we eat affects our gut bacteria and these changes can influence weight, digestion, and mood.

Why Is Our Gut Health So Important?Your intestines do more than move food through your system. They protect, absorb, produce vitamins, regulate hormones, excrete toxins, digest food and produce healing compounds. Plus, 60-80% of your immune system is located in your gut. Also by ingesting good bacteria we can prevent the intestinal permeability (leaky gut) that allows fragments of bad bacteria to escape into the bloodstream triggering an inflammatory response.  (See earlier post on fighting inflammation.) W...

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Founder of Silver Spoons Nutrition, Margot holds a master's of science in nutrition and is a Licensed Registered Dietitian.

Currently, Margot is in training with IFNA for board certification for Integrative and Functional Nutrition. With over 10 years experience, Margot gets to the "root cause" of systems imbalance.  She uses science based evidence along with the art of healthy living.

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Margot Witteveen, MS, RDN, LD

 

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Integrative and Functional Nutrition + Content Creator

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