Welcome to part two of our chat with Naturopath Jad Patrick, where we drill down on the topics of food allergies, gut health and how these relate to living primally.
This episode was almost renamed the ‘poo episode’ because of our candid conversations about all things ‘bowel’ related.
If nothing else, by the end of this episode you’ll have a better understanding of your bowel habits what this can tell you about your overall health!
If you haven’t listened to Part One of this chat yet, TPS 10: Allergies, Food Intolerances and FODMAPS with Naturopath Jad Patrick it’s definitely worth tuning into that one first.
Please remember the information provided in this podcast is for educational purposes only. For therapeutic or medical advice please seek an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
We chat with Jad about:
- How going primal can heal some food allergies but worsen others
- Lifestyle and stress management: the Mind/Gut connection
- How nutrition impacts on depression and anxiety
- Food neurosis and the pros & cons of keeping a food journal
- Histamine allergies
- Autoimmune conditions
- Seasonality and food access
- The importance of soluble fibre and resistance starch for gut health
- The pros & cons of eating raw foods
- Gluten cross-reactivity
- Fermented foods
- Why coconut products may be problematic on a primal diet
- Fat malapsorbtion
- What does a healthy poo look like?
Links discussed in this episode:
- Mark Sisson’s latest book: Primal Connection
- Evolutionary Psychologist, Emily Deans on Orthorexia
- Jad Patrick’s thoughts on Orthorexia on his blog Nourish Act Evolve
- Neurobiologist, Stephan Guyenet, from Whole Health Source: The Case for the Food Reward Hypothesis of Obesity, Part I:
- The American (and global) Gut Project: The Human Food Project
- Aglaee Jacob: Digestive Health with Real Food and Paleo FODMAP List
- The Bristol Stool Chart
- Taranaki Farm
- An up to date, easy to read FODMAP’s List