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Gut Health Gurus Podcast

Kriben Govender is a Food Scientist and Gut Health Advocate. He is the founder of Gut Health Superstore, Nourishme Organics. He had a seemingly happy life which came crashing down. He was bullied in the workplace, his marriage collapsed, he lost his job and found himself alone in an apartment ready to end his life. Kriben soldiered on, and discovered the impact of gut health on overall health. His purpose is to share the importance of gut health in addressing many different health issues. In this show, Kriben explores how you can improve your health and wellbeing by focusing on your gut.

Nov 21, 2019

A thought-provoking discussion with Prof Felice Jacka, author of Brain Changer: The latest cutting edge science on how diet can affect your risk of anxiety and depression, and influence the health of your brain. We also talk about mental health-related diet and lifestyle tips, the gut microbiome and fermented foods...


Nov 14, 2019

We have a groundbreaking discussion with Prof Philip Hugenholtz co-founder of Microba, a company specialising in Metagenomic Stool Testing using DNA based sequencing to analyse the microbiome. We cover the history and application of DNA based sequencing to classify and identify micro-organisms, using the technology to...


Nov 3, 2019

Food Scientist and Registered Nutritionist, Kriben Govender (Honours Degree in Food Science & Technology) has an insightful conversation with Chief Scientific Officer of Microbiome Labs, Kiran Krishnan on How to build a resilient microbiome, metabolic endotoxemia (leaky gut), the negative impact of...


Oct 14, 2019

Food Scientist and Registered Nutritionist, Kriben Govender (Honours Degree in Food Science & Technology) has an eye-opening discussion with EMF radiation expert Patrick Van der Burght on the dangers of man-made electro-magnetic fields generated by smart and wireless technology (eg. wifi, mobile phones) and strategies...


Sep 9, 2019

Food Scientist, Kriben Govender (Honours Degree in Food Science & Technology) and James Shadrach (Honours Degree in Psychology) have a wide-ranging discussion with Citizen Scientist Keith Bell on Microbiome stool testing, strategies to modulate gut bacterial composition for optimal health, epilepsy, gut-brain...