Does Exercise Impact Gut Health? The Evidence. - Dr. Michael Ruscio, DC

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Does Exercise Impact Gut Health? The Evidence.

Finding the right balance of exercise to improve your gut microbiome with Dr. Lucy Mailing

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In this episode, Dr. Lucy Mailing answers the question, “Does exercise impact gut health?” Inspired by her journey with chronic eczema, Dr. Mailing started looking into the gut-skin connection to improve her symptoms.  Seeing this connection spurred her research and career in gut health, the microbiome, and nutrition science. 

When it comes to improving gut health, evidence shows exercise can help. But, how much exercise is needed? What type of exercise intensity is most effective? What diets and supplements can be paired with exercise to enhance gut health? 

Join the discussion with Dr. Mailing and me as we discuss fine-tuning your exercise regime to benefit your gut microbiome. 

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00:00 Intro 

04:31 If You’re Not Exercising Enough

09:42 If You’re Exercising Too Much

18:30 Exercise Benefits on the Microbiota

24:20 Optimal Frequency, Intensity, & Duration

25:22 Fiber: Overhyped?

31:36 Diets

34:30 Butyrate

38:50 Results Take Time

42:16 Fungus Isn’t Always Bad

44:18 The Best Fungal Testing

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Music featured in this video: “Modern Technology” by Andrew G, 

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