The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.34
Going gluten free with Heather Jacobsen
If you’ve considered going gluten free then this week’s podcast is a must. Rebecca is joined by Heather Jacobsen from hkjacobsen.com to talk all about how, and why, you might decide to go gluten free. They chat about how Heather’s own journey through various childhood conditions, abdominal surgery and an autoimmune condition has led her to a gluten free life. Heather talks about how gluten sensitivity manifests itself, the symptoms and how to manage changing your diet for optimum gut healing. Rebecca and Heather also look at how stress can be a huge part of the puzzle when unravelling your own health issues and how to begin tackling this.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 34 of The Healthy Gut Podcast, we discuss:
✓ Why you might decide to go gluten free
✓ How life events and stress can affect your overall health
✓ The importance of testing for Coeliac disease if you believe that gluten may be part of your health issues
✓ What symptoms you can experience with gluten sensitivity
✓ Why gluten free products are not necessarily the answer if you are thinking of giving up gluten
✓ The effect that our western diet of highly processed crops is having on the number of people experiencing gluten sensitivity
✓ How gluten can help the body to create inflammation and the possible outcomes of that such as leaky gut
✓ Heather’s tips on how you can make lasting changes to your own and your family’s diet
✓ Why it’s so important to manage and avoid unnecessary stress, and the issues that stress can create in your body
✓ Why you need to get in touch with your own emotional stressors in order to help yourself heal
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Connect with Heather Jacobsen
Heather Jacobsen is a former researcher and writer for the National Academy of Sciences, a women’s health advocate, and adenomyosis conqueror. Besides science writing, Heather also writes memoir, poetry, and fiction. Her poetry has been featured on PBSNewsHour Online among others. She also founded the Facebook group, Natural Endometriosis and Adenomyosis Treatment (NEAT), which has over 10,000 members. For more information visit her personal website at hkjacobsen.com.
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About The Host
Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.