The Healthy Gut Podcast Episode 77

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The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.77

Low Carb High Fat Diets with Kirsten Swales

Have you heard people talking about the benefits of a high fat diet and wondered what it’s all about? This week Rebecca is joined by Kirsten Swales to talk about Low Carb, High Fat diets (LCHF). Kirsten is a naturopath, nutritionist and medical herbalist and she’s been on her own SIBO journey, so understands the importance of finding a diet that works for you. Kirsten and Rebecca discuss how LCHF diets can help to increase satiety and reduce inflammation, they also look at how best to build a robust microbiome on this type of diet.

In Today's Episode

In Episode 77 of The Healthy Gut podcast, we discuss:

  • What LCHF stands for

  • The difference between a LCHF diet and the Ketogenic diet

  • What type of fats are best to consume on this diet

  • Which fats to avoid

  • Some pros and cons of an LCHF diet

  • Who benefits from a high fat diet and why

  • Who should avoid a high fat diet

  • What eating the LCHF way looks like

  • How you can offset some of the potential negative effects of a high fat diet

  • Incorporating healthy fats in a good way

  • How you feel if you're not processing fats well

  • How to find out the effects of your diet on your Microbiome

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Resources mentioned in today's podcast

  • Kirsten Swales website

  • uBiome website

  • SIBO Retreat 2019

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Connect with Kirsten Swales

Kirsten Swales is a Naturopath, Nutritionist and Western Medical Herbalist specialising in chronic digestive disorders, specifically IBS and SIBO. With over a decade’s experience in the Health & Wellness industry, Kirsten’s work includes a variety of private client consultation work, online education, and public speaking.

Kirsten’s focus is on helping women heal their digestive issues (physical and emotional) so they can enjoy a loving relationship with their body, their food and their life. Her motto, “Heal your Gut, Heal your Life”, came about after healing not only her own physical symptoms of IBS and SIBO, infertility and chronic fatigue; but also the emotional behavioural patterns attached to food. She now devotes her work to helping other women do the same.

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About The Host

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.

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