The MindBodyBrain Project

All you need to know about your second brain with Hayley Parcell

av The MindBodyBrain Project | Publicerades 5/8/2021

My Guest today is a qualified nutritional medicine practitioner and now Head of Healthcare Operations and Development for Queensland-based microbiome testing and research company, Microba. Hayley Parcel leads a team of healthcare professionals to drive clinical understanding and implementation of gut microbiome analysis at Microba and today we do a truly fascinating deep dive into what cutting-edge research is telling us about the contents of your large intestine, and the implications for personalised nutrition. You can oder a gut microbiome test directly though Microba here.If you're a health professional that's interested in working with Microba, click here.Here's what we talk about in the podcast:4:38 - Microba company beginnings5:44 - An overview of the gut microbiome 7:56 - Technological advances in gut microbiome analysis10:09 - Your 2-way relationship with your microbiome11:33 - Probiotics vs prebiotics14:58 - Why you can't out-supplement a bad diet21:28 - The microbiome in human health & disease23:04 - The microbiome and mental health27:00 - Insights from fecal transplants29:57 -  Early life influences on your microbiome32:05 - The microbiome and your immune system35:38 - The impacts of different diets44:50 - Shotgun metagenomics technology for microbiome anlaysis47:55 - Microba and health practitioners49:28 - Getting your own microbiome tested51:52 - The future of microbiome research

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Host Paul Taylor, a Neuroscientist, Exercise Physiologist, Nutritionist and PhD student in Psychology, interviews experts from around the world on cutting edge research and practices related to improving your mind, body and brain to become your best self.