413: The Gut Connection: How Chronic Conditions, Infertility, and Autoimmune Diseases are Directly Connected to Your Microbiome and How to Shift Your Diet, Mindset, and Lifestyle to Heal with Naturopath Katherine Maslen


Did you know that chronic disease is the number one thing killing us in 2023? Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) kill 41 million people each year worldwide, equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally. That statistic is staggering. Don’t become a statistic! Instead listen to today’s episode of Food Heals with Katherine Maslen, Naturopath and Founder of The Shift Clinics in Australia.

When addressing the cause of chronic disease, the number one thing we need to talk about is gut health. What do cancer, autoimmune diseases, allergies, mental health and fertility all have in common? The gut. 

That’s right! Your microbiome does everything from digesting food to absorbing minerals to regulating your immune system and your hormones. All disease begins in the gut… and that’s where healing begins as well! So in this week’s episode we couldn’t wait to interview an international expert on the topic of gut health, Katherine Maslen.

Katherine got into nutrition after witnessing a close friend’s journey through lupus, an autoimmune disease. As she got sicker, her medicine cabinet grew, yet none of these medications had any positive effect on her health. She passed away at just 52. 

Katherine knew there just had to be a better way. This is what led her to create the Shift Clinic, an international wellness company that is changing the face of health and empowering people to take control of their healing journey. 

Check out Katherine’s book Get Well Stay Well to discover the secrets to get back in touch with your body and start thriving. 

Listen to the Shift Podcast

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