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Healthy digestion comes first! Episode 41 with Dr Liz Lipski



Did you know that the number 1 new years resolution is to diet and eat healthier (71%)? However, there is a vital component that precedes better eating habits…ensuring that we have healthy digestion in the first place! Healthy food can only be utilised by the body if there are healthy digestive processes occurring within the body. Dr Liz Lipski joins us on the Fit to Succeed show to explore the common digestive complaints and their potential solutions.

Guest biography

DrLiz Lipski is a Professor and the Director of the Academic Development for the Nutrition programmes in Clinical Nutrition at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Dr Lipski holds a PhD in Clinical Nutrition, is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition (FACN) and holds two board certifications in clinical nutrition (CNS, and BCHN) and one in functional medicine (IFMCP). She is also on the faculty for The Institute for Functional Medicine helping to promote the importance of healthy digestion.

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Dr Liz Lipski PhD

Episode content: Healthy digestion

Along with a brief discussion about the 25-year history of her best-selling book, and the updated release of the 5th edition of Digestive Wellness, Dr Lipski shares some really practical tips on how to manage some of the most common digestive complaints.

  •  3.20: Dr Lipski’s motivation to specialise in digestive health
  • 10.56: When in doubt, begin in the gut
  • 14.58: How to recognise external symptoms of gut imbalance that may not be easily connected to the gut
  • 18.49: Potential causes and solutions for managing bad breath
  • 21.54: Potential causes and solutions for managing gastric reflux (heartburn)
  • 28.52: Potential causes and solutions for managing gas and bloating
  • 35.30: Potential causes and solutions for managing constipation
  • 40.42: The importance of the gut bacterial population to digestive health

Dr Lipski’s websites: is an online video course

Connect with Dr Lipski on social media




Dr Lipski’s books

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Digestive Wellness for Children: How to Stengthen the Immune System & Prevent Disease Through Healthy Digestion by [Lipski M.S. C.C.N., Elizabeth]

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Nurturing your digestive health – Episode 15 with Dr Jillian Teta


In this episode, we kick up a stink and dive into the nitty-gritty of digestive health with leading expert, Dr Jillian Teta. We discuss and reveal a range of natural solutions to aid digestion problems. Hippocrates is reported to have said that ‘All disease begins in the gut’. So often we fail to consider the role that digestion problems may play in our overall health. This episode will help outline some of the key issues regarding digestive health in our modern societies.

Guest biography

Dr Jillian Teta received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University, where she shadowed well-known physicians who are experts in their fields. She practices at the Naturopathic Health Clinic of North Carolina, as well as writing for numerous publications including Natural TriadForsyth Woman, Pain Pathways, OnFitnessDr.Oz OnlineMetabolic Effect and others. She also lectures extensively. Jillian is the author of the excellent book, Natural Solutions for Digestive Health.

Episode content: Digestive health

The topics surrounding digestion problems and solutions during this episode include:

  • where Jillian’s interest in digestive health stemmed from
  • how digestion is the basis for good health
  • 3 most common digestion problems
  • how can personal trainers support their client’s digestion
  • is the hype around the microbiome and gut flora justified?
  • what are the benefits of a healthy gut bacteria balance?

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Connect with Dr Jillian Teta


Dr Teta’s social media outlets:

Facebook @Fix Your Digestion

Instagram @jillianteta

Twitter @jillianteta


Dr Teta’s book available on Amazon: Natural Solutions for Digestive Health


Enjoy a bonus quick-fire interview with Dr Jillian for some quick, highly applicable tips to overcome your digestion problems…and find out how your perineum could help keep your bowel regular!

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