Why Your Gut Is Your Second Brain | Emeran Mayer on Health Theory

Emeran Mayer, gastroenterologist and author of The Mind-Gut Connection, joins Tom to discuss how our diet impacts our gut, and how our gut impacts our life.

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DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:
The Mind Gut Connection by Emeran Mayer:
Viome:
Naveen Jain on Impact Theory:

SHOW NOTES
Why it’s important our body works synergistically [01:36]
How stress impacts gut interactions [03:03]
The interaction between the “big brain” and the “second brain” [07:40]
Can we actually rebuild the diversity in our microbiomes? [10:23]
Do fecal transplants work? [12:45]
How our diet changes our microbiome [14:15]
The gut and brain health [16:19]
Tom and Lisa’s experience with the ketogenic diet [17:18]
Why gut health is essential for serotonin production [19:57]
How our gut influences depression and anxiety [22:24]
The impact of meditation on the gut [23:14]
Microbiome sequencing and individualized treatment [24:36]
The top 3 things that influence our gut health [25:32]
How Viome helped Lisa’s complicated gut health [28:32]
The Brain Connectome Project [29:57]
The ONE thing you should do right now to improve your health [34:33]

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