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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.

Jan 28, 2021

A ground breaking discussion with Dr Ken McGrath from Microba on how to optimise your microbiome, histamine, microbiome enhancement for sport performance and much more.
Dr Ken McGrath is a specialist in molecular genomics and the clinical application of innovative technology to healthcare and partner products. With a background in molecular genomics and more than 14 years’ experience across lab management, operations management of genomics services, customer service and project management, Dr McGrath is well-placed to lead the Platform Services team. He brings his expertise in analysis and service to international partnerships applying Microba’s proprietary analysis platform to new products. Dr McGrath is also a key education provider for healthcare practitioners in the use of the company’s gut microbiome reports and the role of the gut microbiome in health and disease states and providing partners with education content to suit their needs. He has been a member of several international microbiome research projects, including monitoring antibiotic resistance through the Australian OUTBREAK initiative and US-based MetaSUB projects.
Topics discussed:
  • Ken origin story
  • What is the Soil Microbiome ?
  • How microbes impact plants
  • Mycorrhizal Fungals
  • Jock Leys on Mycorrhizal Fungi
  • Gardening
  • Diversity of Plant Foods in the Diet
  • How to increase plant food diversity
  • Nature and Mental Health
  • Probiotics and Colonisation of the Gut
  • Lactobacillus are Transient
  • Why it is important to consume Fermented Foods
  • The Benefits of Dead Bacteria
  • Why is Histamine?
  • Histamine Reactions
  • Histamine Receptors and Sensitivity
  • Histamine producing bacteria
  • How to establish that you are histamine intolerant
  • IBD, IBS ,Crohns Colitis detection
  • The future of Metagenomic Sequencing
  • Microbiome Testing and Sports Science
  • Individualised Sport Science and Nutrition
  • Microbiome, Lung Capacity and Endurance
  • The Importance of Short Chain Fatty Acids
  • LPS
  • Marathon runners and Veillonella atypica
  • Sports Probiotics
  • Gut Microbiome Doping
  • Microbiome and Weight Loss
  • Akkermansia muciniphila
  • Prebiotics
  • Working with a Microbiome Practitioner 
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