26. Diet, Inflammation and Our Immune System with Angela Grover, NTP


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Angela is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner in an Integrative Medicine Clinic in Rexburg, Idaho. She specializes in helping people understand the connection between nutrition and the imbalances they are experiencing in their bodies. With over 13 years of experience, a son on the Autism spectrum, and her own journey with Lyme disease, she teaches people how to support the foundations of health through a nutrient-dense, whole food diet.

Angela offers nutritional assessments and personalized supplement plans tailored to bio-individual needs. She uses a holistic approach. and walks her clients through lifestyle modifications that address stress levels and discovering things in their environment that may be getting in the way of achieving health goals.



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Whole versus processed carbohydrates in relation to Microbiome composition. Comparison with ancestral diets suggests dense acellular carbohydrates promote an inflammatory microbiota, and may be the primary dietary cause of leptin resistance and obesity www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles

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  • About Angela Grover
  • 3 common issues linked to poor lifestyle choices
  • The food first approach
  • What is a whole food?
  • Processed grains
  • Connecting diet with digestive issues and joint pain
  • Food allergy vs. food intolerance
  • The impact of sugar on health
  • Low quality fats
  • The hateful 8
  • The difference between healthy and unhealthy fats
  • Red flags in lipid panels
  • Ideal triglyceride ranges
  • Visceral fat, subcutaneous fat and hormone balance
  • Vegetables and digestion
  • Brush border enzymes
  • Genetics plus environment equals health
  • Helping manage auto-immunity
  • Managing stress levels

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