How to Nourish a Healthy Gut From an Integrative Gastroenterologist

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It’s no secret that having a healthy gut is important, but there’s so much more to it than that! Discover how nourishing your gut microbiome can improve your hormone balance, support your mental health, help your overall wellness, and more from integrative gastroenterologist Dr. Vanessa Mendez. In this episode, she shares more about what the gut microbiome is, why the microbiome is so crucial, and her tips for keeping it happy and healthy.

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Our Guest

Dr. Vanessa Mendez is a triple board-certified gastroenterologist, internist, and lifestyle medicine physician. She specializes in digestive disorders, which include liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and nutrition based-disorders, such as obesity and constipation. Her approach to patients and their diseases is holistic and comprehensive; her goal is not just to treat the symptoms, but to get to the root cause of an ailment and provide lasting relief. All her methods are evidence-based and she is a proponent of lifestyle changes first to promote wellness. You can find her on Instagram @plantbasedgutdoc

Expert on a healthy gut and the microbiome

Dr. Vanessa Mendez
Integrative Gastroenterologist

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