Today’s brand new podcast episode features plant power.

Plant power? That’s right.

By now you’ve already seen, read, and heard information on both sides of the coin.

Plants are dangerous.


Plant-based anything is the best way to go.

Ultimately, you’ll need to decide for yourself. Perhaps my conversation with Dr. B will help!

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Plant Power {Episode 13 with Dr. B}

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Resources Mentioned

  1. Dr. B on Instagram
  2. Fiber Fueled
  3. The Plant Fed Gut Masterclass
  4. Building a Healthy Gut with Dr Will Bulsiewicz (Episode 17 of the Plant Proof podcast)
  5. Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome (David Lawrence)
  6. Butyrate Foods (SCFA’s conversation)
  7. Top 15 Low-FODMAP High-Fiber Foods
  8. Soluble vs Insoluble Fiber
  9. What are Digestive Enzymes?

Don’t Miss These Thoughts

  1. Dr. B’s personal health story
  2. “I really had not had any nutrition training in my 16 years of medical education. Like, shockingly little.” – Dr. B
  3. “We have constructed a healthcare system where we really have empowered the pharmaceutical industry, the medical device industry.” – Dr. B
  4. “What makes zero sense to me is that we wait until a person is broken to try to fix a mess.” – Dr. B
  5. “Short chain fatty acids are the most anti-inflammatory molecule I’ve ever come across. And we get them basically when we consume dietary fiber.” – Dr. B
  6. “What is fiber,” according to Dr B? (p.s. mushrooms also contain fiber!)
  7. “Humans cannot break down fiber, but our microbes can break them down.” – Dr. B
  8. Our bacteria like all sorts of different foods; not every microbe likes kale. Diversity is key.
  9. “You don’t know how to treat unless you know what you’re treating. WHY are we sick?” – Dr. B (Chronic Illness Root Cause Analysis)
  10. Where and how to start?
  11. “If it’s not helping you, stop spending the money on it.” (AGG –> Ask yourself, “How is this working for me?”)
  12. Dr. B’s 3 (eh, 4!) convictions around gut health and gut healing.
Episode 13 Plant Power with Dr. B #healthpodcast #wellnesspodcast #fiberfueled #DrB

More from A Gutsy Girl

1. Welcome to A Gutsy Girl Podcast
2. Hang out on Instagram
3. BFF’s on YouTube
4. Free resource: The Master Gutsy Spreadsheet
5. Rated-G Email Club

Btw – don’t forget to grab a copy of your 90-day healing journey journal (there is also a PDF e-version you can download today HERE).

Dr B

Dr. Will Bulsiewicz is a gastroenterologist, internationally recognized gut health expert and the New York Times-bestselling author of the book Fiber Fueled.

He completed a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University, a medical degree from Georgetown University, and a master’s in clinical investigation from Northwestern University.

Dr. B was the chief medical resident at Northwestern and the chief gastroenterology fellow at The University of North Carolina, and received the highest award given by both his residency and fellowship.

He completed an epidemiology fellowship on a grant from the National Institutes of Health at UNC’s prestigious Gillings School of Global Public Health.

He’s the author of more than twenty articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has given more than forty presentations at national meetings. 

He lives in Charleston, South Carolina with his wife and two children. You’ll find him on Instagram as @theguthealthmd, on Facebook as @theguthealthmd, and at his website The Plant Fed Gut.

Wrap Up

Time to wrap this up. As always, a huge goal for this show is to connect with even more people. Feel free to send an email to our team at We want to hear questions, comments, show ideas, etc.

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