Importance of Prebiotics for Optimal Health

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Show Summary

Kara Landau, “The Prebiotic Dietitian," joins host Lisa Davis to explain why prebiotics are so essential and ways to get more of them into your diet.

Physical and mental well-being is impacted by the foods you eat.

In the past decade, the medical community has realized the importance of probiotics for optimal gut health — and optimal overall health.

What many people don't understand is that probiotics need prebiotics in order to thrive.

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Show Notes

[1:14] Kara's health journey and how she became the traveling dietician.

[4:45] How foods are different in different parts of the world.

[6:00] The difference between probiotics and prebiotics.

[6:30] Why prebiotics are so great for health.

[7:09] Rich sources of prebiotics.

[11:00] How probiotics can change over your lifetime and why prebiotics are so helpful.

[12:30] Learn more about Kara's products.

[14:50] More abut how Kara became a healthy foodie.

[17:05] About Kara's book The Clean Separation.

[20:20] While traveling some of the aspects of food that Kara has learned from.

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Lisa Roth Collins is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN) and is the Marketing Manager at She is passionate about health and wellness and tries her best to make healthier choices every day for herself and her family. Her journey to natural health was driven by her own struggles with digestive discomfort, depression, and anxiety. Lisa returned to school in 2014 to study nutrition at the Canadian School for Natural Nutrition. She threw herself into her studies so she could learn as much as she could to help herself feel better and thrive. Upon completing the program and being certified as an RHN, Lisa began her work at Naturally Savvy where she has been able to help so many people learn to make healthier choices for themselves. Through her work, she has connected with so many incredible people in the industry whether other authors, influencers, or brands. Plus, she is affectionately known as "Techie Spice" because of her ability to wrap her head around technology. Every day she gets up with a renewed sense of energy and ready to make a difference. You can read all of Lisa's content here. In her spare time, Lisa loves to try new recipes, make delicious and nourishing meals, and she is an avid reader. For more information about Lisa, check out her profile on here.