April 25

Why Poor Gut Health is The Metabolism Mistake You Can’t Overlook


Your gut houses trillions of bacteria and other microscopic organisms. There are good and bad bacteria, and the mixture of them living inside you makes up your unique gut microbiome and determines your gut health. Will improving your gut health directly improve your metabolism? No. We can’t say that yet. However, there is evidence that an imbalanced gut microbiome contributes to weight loss barriers like insulin resistance, poor blood sugar regulation, and inflammation.

All of these factors make poor gut health the metabolism mistake that you cannot overlook. The good news is that you can make improvements. This video shares how to give your gut what it needs, so you can get the health and weight control you want.

Probiotics suggestions: Seed, Visbiome, Pure Encapsulations

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Disclaimer: Dr. Becky Gillaspy, DC received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1991. Her use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to herself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Gillaspy was a licensed chiropractor in Pennsylvania, but she no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Gillaspy and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Dr Becky Fitness LLC and Dr. Rebecca Gillaspy, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any conclusions drawn, services or product you obtain through this video or site.


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  • You can make your own potato starch. There are videos on how. It’s a time process but easy to do. Thanks for the helpful information.

  • Thank you Dr Gallaspy for taking the time to make these videos sharing your knowledge to help people. We need more like you. 👍

  • Dr Becky, the Amazon link does not show any products except your fasting diet book. I would like to find some reliable probiotic brands.

    • I am not sure if the three probiotics I suggested in the description area are on Amazon. They were provided to give viewers resources that could be Googled and learned about online.

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