For this week’s installment of Wellness Wednesday, I sat down with Erica and Justin Sonnenburg–two pioneers in the study of the relationship between our bodies and the trillions of organisms that inhabit it. This husband-wife team is pretty much Stanford University’s power couple of gut research, and they recently came out with the bestselling book, The Good Gut.
To continue my investigation into the best practices for eater’s digestion month, I talked to the Sonnenburgs about how we can nourish our good bacteria and, by extension, heal our guts. They had fascinating advice on the subject of dietary fiber and probiotics, including why a little gas after a bowl of lentils may not be such a bad thing…
Watch on below to find out why!
Love and black beans,
Wellness Wednesday is an on-going Google Hangout series where I interview the most bad ass experts from all sides of the health world. In each video, we talk about their personal journeys, professional prowess, and get to the bottom of how to apply their advice to your busy, hectic, hedonistic life.