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Gut Health

Who can consult?

  • Acidity or heartburn ( on long term antacids)
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation ( on long term fiber supplements)
  • Acute or Chronic Pancreatitis
  • IBS- Irritable Bowel
  • IBD- Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis
  • GERD
  • Hemorrhoids or piles
  • Ulcers

1. What is Gut Health Nutrition?

As we learn more about the significant impact our gut bacteria have on our health, interest in gut health is growing. As a nutritionist focusing on gut health, I observe more clients presenting to me with health issues related to their gut. Constipation, diarrhea, bloating, IBS, IBD, candida overgrowth, leaky gut, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), celiac disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and food allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances are examples of common gut issues. Regardless of why a client consults with Mitha Aahara, an online nutrition consultancy platform, Sreemathy Vekatraman considers the stomach and digestion in her professional experience, is at the root of most health issues. Your tendency to lose or gain weight, the development of chronic disease, the occurrence of autoimmune disorders, mental health problems, hormone imbalances, fertility issues,etc., can all be impacted by your gut health.

Inflammation of the Gut:

Disease in the gut can result in inflammation of the digestive system (coeliac or inflammatory bowel disease). Long-term intestinal inflammation can harm the lining of the intestines, interfering with the body’s ability to absorb nutrients. Short-chain fatty acids are more abundant in a healthy gut and can help lessen inflammation. Reduced gut inflammation can be achieved by eating a balanced diet rich in vegetables and avoiding excessive amounts of sugar and salt. We at Mitha Aahara help our patients with good nutrition to avoid Gut Inflammation and maintain good Gut Health. We strongly believe in the mantra- “Healing with FOOD”

Weight Loss and Gut Health:

When clients begin their weight loss journey, I pay close attention to their gut health, says the nutritionist and founder of Mitha Aahara. A client with any degree of intestinal dysbiosis can seriously hinder their ability to lose weight. This is because dysbiosis and poor microbiome diversity are related to long-term weight gain. Inflammation and immune system dysfunction brought on by gut dysbiosis will make it difficult to lose weight. Many studies are being done in this area because there are still some aspects of the connection between gut health and weight loss that we don’t fully understand. It is certain, however, that altering your way of life can help you lose weight more quickly and positively impact your digestive system.

Anxiety due to Gut Health:

Because our gut microorganisms transmit the brain numerous messages and directly influence the brain, the gut is often called the second brain. The intestines and our brain are connected by a sizable nerve known as the vagus nerve. The connection between the brain and the gut microbiome is known as the gut-brain axis. Mental illnesses, including anxiety and sadness, have been related to dysbiosis and gut inflammation. According to research, adding more gut-friendly items to your diet may positively impact your mental health. Healthy Gut also improves mood, focus and concentration. The gut bacteria can be greatly improved, impacting our mental health and capacity to handle stress. To avoid taking medications that can negatively affect our gut and the makeup of the microbiome, you can consult the Gut Nutritionist at Mitha Aahara online. Antidepressant side effects frequently have gastrointestinal origins.

Role of Online Gut Health Nutritionist:

Over the years, I’ve worked with many people who had underlying digestive problems that they either didn’t know about for a long time or just accepted as part of how their bodies functioned. These digestive problems may significantly affect eating patterns and weight loss potential. Your gut problems and quality of life can be greatly improved by consulting an online gut health nutritionist. Book a session with me on Mitha Aahara if you believe you have underlying gut issues preventing you from achieving your health objectives so that we can identify the cause and manage it with food.

Gut Bacteria Test:

Trillions of Bacteria and a few other micro organisms that dwell in our gut are known as gut microbiota. The human digestive system has more than a trillion bacteria with diverse species, most of which are found in the large intestine. The host and the bacteria should benefit from each other’s presence.
  • By assisting with digestion.
  • Strengthening our gut lining.
  • Safeguarding us from hazardous pathogens.
  • Affecting appetite and hunger.
  • Our gut microbiota helps us in several ways by producing specific vitamins, amino acids, and short chain fatty acids.
  • 70% of the body’s immunity is from a healthy Gut
  • Everybody’s “healthy gut microbiota” is unique. Essential traits include stability and tolerance to changes like antibiotic use or illness and a good range of various gut bacteria living there. This is referred to as microbial diversity. More short-chain fatty acids and antioxidants are produced, better fat digestion, and less gut inflammation when our gut bacteria is healthy. Testing the gut microbiome’s makeup may be helpful when working with a client, says the wellness nutritionist. A stool test is used to determine intestinal microorganisms. In addition to worms, parasites, pathogenic bacteria, and a variety of other gut factors, such as digestive enzymes, short chain fatty acids, Secretory IgA (the gut’s immune system), and inflammatory factors, this test will determine the type and quantity of bacteria (both good and bad) that a person has in their gut. This incredibly thorough test might provide the solutions to long-standing difficulties with gut health. This is only recommended if necessary based on the symptoms and the chronic gut health issues