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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.

Apr 24, 2020

A fascinating conversation with Food Scientist Sebastien Bureau on fermented foods, sourdough, mastering kombucha, mushroom picking and much more
Founder and president of Mannanova, Sébastien is always busy concocting something or other. Since a young age, he has devoted many hours in the kitchen, experimenting with ingredients and exploring flavours & techniques. With a background in Chemistry and Biology, Seb has continually honed his passion for Food Science. He spent several years as VP of R&D for the biggest Kombucha company in Canada and played a critical role in its growth phase. He’s the man with the plan, and hopes to extend his wealth of knowledge to producers of ecological & sustainable foods and beverages.
Topics discussed:
  • Fairment Fermentation Summit
  • Making food when you’re stuck inside
  • Sourdough
  • Food is Art
  • Bringing back the past through food
  • The hands of the baker
  • Sanitisation
  • Microbiome - Good vs Bad
  • Mushroom picking
  • Dr Jason Hawrelak podcast- Balancing the Microbiome
  • Mushroom Growing
  • Paul Stamets
  • Medicinal Mushrooms
  • IFungi App
  • Mycelium Bricks
  • Tempeh, Koji and Natto
  • Shio Koji
  • Ageing meat
  • Sebastien’s interest in Kombucha
  • Building a successful Kombucha Business
  • Changing food culture
  • Kombucha and Gut Health
  • What are the beneficial microbes in Kombucha
  • What’s the optimal fermentation time for maximum benefits
  • Short vs Long Fermentation time
  • The Beneficial compounds in Kombucha
  • Deglycosolation of herbs to increase bioavailability
  • Medicinal herbs to add to Kombucha
  • Flavouring Kombucha Science
  • Turmeric and Pepper Combo
  • Homemade Kombucha vs Store Bought Kombucha
  • Kombucha and Alcohol
  • Customising your Kombucha
  • Sebastian’s Top Gut Health tip
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