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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.

Feb 17, 2023

In this episode, I'm with Dr. William Davis and we're going to uncover the secret to a super gut with his amazing L reuterii yogurt recipe! By following this yogurt recipe, you'll be able to improve your gut health and restore your digestive balance. Dr. William Davis is a leading authority on L reuterii yogurt and its many health benefits, and his yogurt recipe is the perfect way to get started!


Dr. William Davis is a cardiologist and New York Times #1 bestselling author of the Wheat Belly Undoctored and Supergut.

Key Topics Discussed:

  • Introduction of Dr. William Davis and his background
  • - Dr. Davis' experience with his mother's sudden cardiac death after a successful two-vessel coronary angioplasty
  • - Dr. Davis' realization of the flaws in the healthcare system and the limitations of managing diseases through procedures
  • - Dr. Davis' search for a better way to identify potential heart disease
  • - Dr. Davis' findings on the impact of modern wheat, grains, and sugar on our health
  • - The effects of wheat and its gliding protein on the human brain and appetite
  • - The impact of phytates in wheat on mineral deficiencies
  • - The promiscuity of grains and their shared genetic characteristics
  • - The negative health implications of consuming grains with prolamine proteins
  • - The problems associated with rice, including high levels of arsenic
  • - The impact of ancient humans turning to grasses as food and the associated increase in tooth decay, nutrient deficiencies, and autoimmune diseases.
  • - Over time, dietary inclusion of grass seeds has resulted in a trade-off of calories for health
  • - Fermentation can reduce some negative impacts of grain amino acids and phytates, but physiological effects remain
  • - Sugar is a very destructive food and is a flagrant cause of coronary disease, heart attack, type 2 diabetes, and changes in bowel flora
  • - Cholesterol is not heart disease, it's a crude indirect marker that has hardly any predictive value at all, and there are real causes that can be controlled
  • - Doctors tend to focus on conventional ideas of cholesterol and statins, and how to drive revenue for their system, rather than real causes of cardiovascular risk
  • - Vitamin D deficiency, insulin resistance, dysbiosis, and sibo are some of the real causes of heart disease that can be controlled easily, inexpensively, and effectively, without the use of drugs
  • - Reduction of cholesterol can have deleterious effects on the body, including reduction of essential hormones like testosterone
  • - Identifying the factors that allow disease to emerge in the first place is more important than treating health conditions
  • - Reduction of saturated fat is not necessary, and the recommendation to do so is nonsense.
  • - Dr. William's critique of dietary guidelines
  • - Misconceptions about saturated fat and processed foods
  • - Importance of consuming collagen, hyaluronic acid, and iodine
  • - Dr. William's personal health journey and realization of the limitations of traditional medicine
  • - The benefits of lactobacillus reuteri in restoring youthfulness and empathy
  • - Discussion of the importance of certain microbial species for health, specifically boosting oxytocin and helping with autism symptoms
  • - Making yogurt at home using specific microbial strains Importance of choosing the right strain of microbes for specific effects
  • - Super Gut concept: replacing lost microbes and addressing overgrowth of unhealthy species
  • - Using the AIR device to map out where microbes are in the GI tract
  • - SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) and its associated conditions
  • -Issues with using antibiotics to treat SIBO
  • - Herbal antibiotics and their efficacy in treating SIBO
  • - Using specific microbial species, such as lactobacillus gasseri and reuterii, to treat SIBO by producing bactericins 
  • - Informal success rates of using this yogurt to treat SIBO
  • - Importance of Rifaximin in treating SIBO
  • - Complicating factor of hydrogen gas produced by Rifaximin in the upper GI tract and need to stop yogurt consumption before retesting -
  •  Success rate of 90% of people converting to negative SIBO
  • - Recipes for lactobacillus yogurt, saccharomyces boulardii sparkling juice and other fermented foods in Super Gut book
  • - Importance of fermented foods over commercial probiotics for a healthy microbiome
  • - Tips for fostering a healthy gut microbiome, including filtering water, organic foods without herbicides/pesticides/GMOs, eliminating wheat and grains, and consuming prebiotic fibers and polyphenols

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