Today, our guest is board-certified gastroenterologist Dr. Rajiv K. Sharma, MD. Amy and Dr. Benzinger sit down with Dr. Sharma to discuss his book, Pursuit of Gut Happiness, a guide for using probiotics to achieve optimal health including why Dr. Sharma decided to use half of his book for recipes.

Some of the topics they discuss include:

  • A broad overview of how gut flora benefits the gastrointestinal system
  • The biggest factors that contribute to gut dysbiosis (an imbalance of bacteria in the gut flora)
  • Why Dr. Sharma drinks a cup of kefir most mornings.
  • How Dr. Sharma came to the conclusion that Leaky Gut Syndrome is a real condition, and how it can affect the body
  • And finally, what does Dr. Sharma mean when he says, “you are what you eat, and you eat what you are”?

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