The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.43
Facing food fears with Angela Pifer
Food can become an emotional subject when you have SIBO. This week functional medical nutritionist, aka the SIBO Guru Angela Pifer, returns to talk about facing food fears. Angela discusses the different SIBO diet choices, managing flairs and why it’s so important to remember that cheating will not make SIBO return. She also looks at the impact that being more relaxed about food can have on recovery.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 43 of The Healthy Gut Podcast, we discuss:
✓ The different SIBO diets
✓ How to choose a diet that is right for you
✓ Why you should remain flexible about your diet choice
✓ Why it’s important to remember that diet does not treat SIBO
✓ Understanding what triggered your SIBO in the first place
✓ Realising that cheating once will not make SIBO come back
✓ Why it’s important to keep your diet as varied as possible
✓ Letting go of food fears
✓ Introducing new foods mindfully
✓ How to manage flairs when you introduce new foods
✓ What supplements and tactics will help with a flair
✓ Why you need to experiment with food
✓ Eating foods that don’t give you a reaction whether they are on your diet or not
✓ The benefits of working with a dietician to support your nutritional needs
✓ Remembering that everyone needs something different from their diet
✓ What foods you should introduce first
✓ How our emotional well-being affects our gut
✓ Why being more relaxed around food will help with your recovery
✓ Finding a practitioner who resonates with you
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Angela Pifer, SIBO GURU has had a thriving clinical practice for the past 11 years, working clinically as a licensed Certified Nutritionist. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in nutrition science from Bastyr University, where she also taught as adjunct faculty. She was trained in Functional Medicine, even before the term ‘functional medicine’ became a buzzword. Specialising from the start in functional gut disorders, for the past 4 years her practice has focused solely on SIBO. As the SIBO Guru, instead of chasing symptoms, she helps her patients get to the root of their illness. SIBOGuru.com
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Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.