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Dr. Will Cole: Optimize Your Gut Health for Peak Performance | E280

Dr. Will Cole: Optimize Your Gut Health for Peak Performance | E280

Update: 2024-03-25


Always the health nerd, Dr. Will Cole was the weird kid who packed peppers, bananas, and whole grains for lunch. Passionate about optimizing health with nature’s gifts, he decided to pursue formal training. He is now one of the top 50 functional medicine practitioners in the nation, helping people around the world restore their minds and bodies using natural methods. In this episode, Dr. Will presents natural solutions to health problems, recommends the best foods for improving gut health, and explains the connection between mental and physical health. 

Dr. Will Cole is a leading functional medicine expert who consults people worldwide through his functional medicine telehealth center, one of the first in the world. He hosts the popular podcast, The Art of Being Well, and is the bestselling author of multiple books, including most recently, Gut Feelings

In this episode, Hala and Will will discuss:

- The difference between functional and traditional medicine

- Bio-individuality as the key to optimal health

- The connection between food and emotions

- The impact of inflammation on mental health and mood

- The evolutionary mismatch that puts humans at odds with modern life

- The science behind the gut-brain connection

- How the bacteria in our guts control us

- Nutrient-dense foods for gut health

- The impact of shame on health

- Practicing self-compassion to lower inflammation

- Steps to understanding your bio-individuality

- And other topics…

Dr. Will Cole started one of the first functional medicine telehealth centers in the world, enabling him to consult with people wherever they may be. He is a leading functional medicine expert specializing in digestive disorders, autoimmune conditions, thyroid issues, hormonal dysfunctions, and brain issues. He is the bestselling author of The New York Times bestseller Intuitive Fasting, and most recently, Gut Feelings. Dr. Will hosts the popular podcast The Art of Being Well and serves as actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s diet advisor.

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Dr. Will Cole: Optimize Your Gut Health for Peak Performance | E280

Dr. Will Cole: Optimize Your Gut Health for Peak Performance | E280

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