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Find your joy while healing your gut. Each week, Dietitian Katie cuts through the gut health noise to bring you actionable information that inspires you to live vibrantly and empowers you to take bold action toward your gut health goals.

The Nourished & Thriving Show Katie Lovitt, RD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Find your joy while healing your gut. Each week, Dietitian Katie cuts through the gut health noise to bring you actionable information that inspires you to live vibrantly and empowers you to take bold action toward your gut health goals.

    Healing Your Gut: 3 Critical Considerations for Hiring Help

    Healing Your Gut: 3 Critical Considerations for Hiring Help

    How to Choose the Right Gut Health Support


    In this episode of The Nourished and Thriving Show, host Katie Lovitt, a registered dietitian, discusses the transformative power of overcoming gut health issues with the right support. Katie emphasizes the importance of not seeking a savior in healthcare providers but rather looking for guidance and support to play an active role in one's health journey. She outlines three critical considerations when seeking gut health support: ensuring the provider's skills and competencies align with your needs, understanding the format of the support offered, and feeling a genuine connection with the provider. Katie encourages listeners to engage with her on Instagram for further discussions and to suggest future podcast topics.
    00:00 A Transformative Journey Begins
    00:22 Welcome to The Nourished and Thriving Show
    01:02 Engaging with the Community and Episode Inspiration
    02:00 Key Considerations When Seeking Gut Health Support
    09:18 Skills, Format, and Connection: Your Guide to Choosing a Health Provider
    15:36 Closing Thoughts and How to Connect

    Find Katie:
    Website - www.nourishthrivewellness.com
    Instagram - @the_healthygut_dietitian
    Facebook

    • 17 min
    3 ways your microbiome is impacting your weight

    3 ways your microbiome is impacting your weight

    The Impact of Gut Health on Weight Management
    In this episode of The Nourished and Thriving Show, host and registered dietitian Katie Lovitt addresses the significant yet often overlooked impact of gut health on weight management. Highlighting that 78% of adult Americans are overweight or obese and 50% suffer from chronic diseases, Katie emphasizes the financial and quality-of-life costs associated with poor health. She discusses the emerging research on how the gut microbiome influences weight through nutrient absorption, inflammation, and control of hunger hormones. Katie argues for lifestyle changes, including diet adjustments rich in fiber and phytonutrients, improving sleep, stress management, and reducing exposure to toxins, as strategies for nurturing beneficial gut bacteria. Through the transformative process outlined in her signature six-month program, Gut Rehab, Katie aims to empower listeners to take control of their health, setting goals, and enjoying the journey towards a more vibrant life.
    00:00 The High Cost of Being Sick vs. Being Healthy
    00:25 Welcome to The Nourished and Thriving Show
    01:04 Exploring the Impact of Gut Health on Weight
    02:41 Shocking Stats: The Health Crisis in America
    04:31 How Gut Health Influences Weight and Overall Health
    14:56 Practical Steps to Improve Your Gut Health and Weight
    17:12 Closing Thoughts and How to Connect

    Find Katie:
    Website - www.nourishthrivewellness.com
    Instagram - @the_healthygut_dietitian
    Facebook

    • 18 min
    Beyond Brushing: Harnessing the Oral Microbiome for Optimal Gut Health

    Beyond Brushing: Harnessing the Oral Microbiome for Optimal Gut Health

    In this episode of The Nourished and Thriving Show, hosted by Katie Lovitt, a  registered dietitian focused on gut health and alleviating IBS symptoms, we delve into the captivating correlation between oral health and overall well-being alongside esteemed guest Dr. Jill Ombrello. Dr. Jill, a dedicated fourth-generation biological dentist committed to holistic and non-invasive dental practices, shares her unique approach of addressing the underlying causes of dental issues rather than merely treating symptoms. She sheds light on the pivotal role of the oral microbiome in systemic health, highlighting its impact on various health conditions like heart disease and Alzheimer's. Additionally, Dr. Jill emphasizes the importance of reducing toxic exposure through the use of biocompatible materials in dental procedures.
    We also explore the significance of dietary choices, behavior modifications, and cultivating gratitude in optimizing overall health. The conversation extends to the empowerment of patients and the advancements in sleep medicine, underscoring their profound implications for both oral and gut health. 

    00:00 Introduction to a New Perspective on Health
    00:28 Welcome to The Nourished and Thriving Show
    01:17 Special Guest: Dr. Jill Umbrello, A Dentist with a Difference
    03:12 The Philosophy of Biological Dentistry
    06:39 Personal Health Journeys and Patient Empowerment
    21:23 The Importance of Oral Health in Overall Well-being
    24:49 Unlocking the Secrets of Oral Microbiome Health
    25:42 The Impact of Breathing and Oral Health on Digestion
    28:52 Exploring the Connection Between Sleep, Jaw Development, and Overall Health
    42:50 The Power of Mindset and Gratitude in Health Transformation

    Find Katie:
    Website - www.nourishthrivewellness.com
    Instagram - @the_healthygut_dietitian
    Facebook

    Find Dr. Jill:
    Website - https://www.centraldentist.com/
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    • 47 min
    Rabbit Holes + Sprinkler Systems - This is Why You Aren't Getting Results with Gut Healing

    Rabbit Holes + Sprinkler Systems - This is Why You Aren't Getting Results with Gut Healing

    In this episode of The Nourished and Thriving Show, host Katie Lovitt, a registered dietitian, discusses the common pitfalls of attempting to self-manage gut health and IBS symptoms. Rather than diving into disjointed research and trying individual remedies, she encourages listeners to seek a holistic understanding and support system for their health. Katie uses the metaphor of her father's struggles with a home sprinkler system to illustrate how tackling health issues without a complete picture can lead to frustration and inefficiency. She emphasizes the importance of community, professional guidance, and personalized health strategies over the solitary and often fruitless pursuit of self-diagnosis and treatment. The episode aims to inspire listeners to reconsider their approach to managing gut health, urging them to prioritize comprehensive understanding and support over isolated attempts at solutions.

    Find Katie:
    Schedule a Free Clarity Call with Katie!
    Website - www.nourishthrivewellness.com
    Instagram - @the_healthygut_dietitian
    Facebook
    00:00 Introduction and the Importance of a Holistic Approach
    00:38 Welcome to The Nourished and Thriving Show
    01:18 The Pitfalls of Trying to Solve Health Issues Alone
    02:28 The Power of Community and Seeking Help
    05:56 The Complexity of Gut Health and the Need for Expertise
    07:41 The Sprinkler System Analogy: Understanding the Whole Picture
    10:44 Becoming an Expert in Yourself: The Key to Healing
    13:06 Invitation to Seek Help and Conclusion
    14:08 Outro and Contact Information

    • 14 min
    Is Hot Mess Mom Culture giving you a Hot Mess Gut? Here's how to know ...

    Is Hot Mess Mom Culture giving you a Hot Mess Gut? Here's how to know ...

    Is "Hot Mess Mom" culture a driving factor of your Hot Mess Gut? Find out how and why and what to do about it!

    Follow me on Instagram, and send me a DM to let me know what you resonated with in this episode. Ready to begin your gut rehab journey? Watch my program video and let's map out what that looks like for you.

    Talk soon!
    K


    Find Katie:
    Schedule a Free Clarity Call with Katie!
    Website - www.nourishthrivewellness.com
    Instagram - @the_healthygut_dietitian
    Facebook

    • 24 min
    Is your gut healed for good? Here's one way to tell!

    Is your gut healed for good? Here's one way to tell!

    I hear ALL the time that you guys just want to "feel better". But what does that mean and how do you know when your gut is ACTUALLY healed vs. a short term victory? Tune in as I dive into one of the biggest signs that your gut health needle is *finally* being moved for good!

    Follow me on Instagram, and send me a DM to let me know what you resonated with in this episode. Ready to begin your gut rehab journey? Watch my program video and let's map out what that looks like for you.

    Talk soon!
    K


    Find Katie:
    Schedule a Free Clarity Call with Katie!
    Website - www.nourishthrivewellness.com
    Instagram - @the_healthygut_dietitian
    Facebook

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

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