413: Surprising gut health offenders way beyond diet | Father of functional medicine Jeff Bland, Ph.D.


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Jeff Bland, Ph.D.: “Our diets can mark our genes.”

Bland, the father of functional medicine, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the surprising factors that can mess with your gut health, plus:

- How functional medicine has evolved & where it's headed (~00:45)

- Why your well-being depends on the well-being of the planet (~11:59)

- Environmental criteria to look for when shopping for food & clothes (~17:31)

- How your social behaviors can alter your gut microbiome (~25:37)

- How to change your genetic destiny (~30:59)

Referenced in the episode:

- Learn more about Big Bold Health.

- Follow Big Bold Health on Instagram.

- A study showing Oura ring can help spot signals associated with COVID.

- Paul Hawken's Drawdown.

- mbg Podcast episode #222 and #362, with Bland.

- mbg Podcast episode #253, with Patrick Hanaway, M.D.

- Learn more about Solarea Bio.

- A study showing how stressful environments can alter the gut microbiome.

- News story about research for obesity genes.

- Bland's study, "A Discovery that Reframes the Whole of Global Healthcare in the 21st Century."

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