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Episode 150: How To Optimize Gut Health with Dr. Halie Schoff

podcast Jan 28, 2022

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Listeners can find Dr. Halie Schoff at her website and on Instagram @drhalieschoff 


Dr. Halie Schoff is a licensed and practicing Chiropractor, Integrative Health Practitioner, and Podcaster with a Master's in Applied Clinical Nutrition. She is a former collegiate athlete who has a passion for teaching people how to bridge the gap between fitness and holistic health. With a focus on women's hormones and gut health, Dr. Halie has helped hundreds of people all over the world regain their health through lifestyle, optimal diet, movement, and functional practices. Dr. Halie is incredibly outspoken about informed consent around birth control and aims to help those that she works with understand the root cause of their hormone imbalances. Her main goal is to help you be the alpha of your health by understanding what being optimally healthy means for YOU.

In this episode, we chat about how to optimize gut health, common factors that lead to poor gut health including stress, benefits of coffee enemas, what foods to eat to increase prebiotics and probiotics in your gut, and more!

Top Takeaways:

  • Common underlying issues that lead to poor gut health
  • How much of an impact your microbiome has on your body composition
  • Benefits of coffee enemas and Epsom salt baths
  • Reasons parasites are more active around a full moon
  • Prebiotic and probiotic-rich foods to add to your diet

Show Notes:

  • [0:00] Intro to episode trailer
  • [0:30] Episode 145: Hormonal Imbalance: Root Causes with Dr. Halie Schoff
  • [0:30] Rachel gives a brief bio of guest Dr. Halie Schoff and today’s topic  
  • [1:30] Welcome back to MetFlex and Chill! Rachel welcomes guest Dr. Halie Schoff 
  • [2:30] Question: Do you want to give our listeners a little background, how you got interested in gut health and your journey through it, and why it’s important?
  • [5:30] Question: Can you speak to the common underlying issues that lead to poor gut health, or bloating?
  • [6:00] What is leaky gut? 
  • [9:00] Rachel’s recipe for protein ice cream HERE!
  • [13:30] Question: What's the first step in trying to figure out how to optimize gut health?
  • [18:30] Question: Can you explain how gut health affects hormones and its relationship to fat loss/weight loss?
  • [23:30] Question: Question: Can you explain to the listeners what Candida, parasites, and yeast are and how to go about mitigating them if you have them?
  • [24:00] What is SIBO
  • [32:30] Question: If you’re new to these techniques to manage parasites etc. where would you recommend someone start?
  • [34:00] @Ashleytaylorwellness —> Free Coffee Enema Course  
  • [36:30] Question: What are the most common symptoms of having a parasite?
  • [38:30] Question: Can you dive into the basics of probiotics and if you should consider taking them?
  • [39:00] Spore based probiotics
  • [40:00] Microbiome Labs MicroSporeBiotic, Cellcore, Thrive 
  • [41:30] Question: What are some examples of prebiotic and probiotic-rich foods?
  • [44:00] Standard process digestive enzyme
  • [49:00] Question: How do we know if we have low stomach acid? What are some symptoms and how do you mitigate that?
  • [51:00] Question: What would be the first step to help support stomach acid production?
  • [53:00] Question: Why is Pepto Bismol something everyone goes to for a stomach ache?
  • [52:00] Apple Cider Vinegar
  • [56:30] Episode 145: Hormonal Imbalance: Root Causes with Dr. Halie Schoff
  • [57:00] Listeners can find Dr. Halie's programs and podcasts at her website and on Instagram @drhalieschoff
  • [57:30] Ep. 2: Gut Health, Leaky Gut, Autoimmunity + The Immune System

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Rachel Gregory (@rachelgregory.cns) is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Author of the best-selling book, 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami.

Rachel helps her clients transform their lives by starting with the physical (body), realizing the power of the mental (mindset), and ultimately gaining massive confidence that bleeds into every aspect of their lives (family, relationships, work, etc.).




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