Optimizing Your Microbiome For Health & Performance With Sara Bird And Rob Pellow


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About this episode:
In this week’s episode, coach Adam talks with Viome's Sara Bird (Director of Laboratory Operations and Product Development) and Rob Pellow (Director Strategic Partnerships & Performance) about all things microbiome, gut health, and how you can personalize your nutrition to help improve your health and performance.
Episode Highlights:
- What shapes your microbiome
- Personalizing your nutrition for your microbiome
- Why fiber is so important
- Chronic and acute inflammation and how it relates to gut health
- How "superfoods" can differ among individuals
Guest Bios
Sara Bird - Director of Laboratory Operations and Product Development:

Sara received her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from Stanford University and has focused her career in the microbiome space. At Viome, Sara is responsible for ensuring that all customer samples are processed efficiently and with the highest quality. Sara has been a lifelong athlete, focused the last ten years on cycling, and is passionate about improving her own health and wellness for optimal performance.
Rob Pellow - Director of Strategic Partnerships & Performance:

Rob works with Viome's professional athletes, including Olympic gold medalists and multiple-time Grand Slam winners, to better understand their Viome results and to strategically implement their food recommendations for optimal performance. Rob played ice hockey at the University of Delaware, where he won a national championship in 2012.
About Viome:
Viome is on a mission to help people understand what they uniquely need to be healthy through analysis of their unique biology in areas like the gut microbiome, and cellular and mitochondrial health. The ultimate goal is to prevent and reverse chronic diseases such as diabetes, anxiety, depression, and obesity, and empower people to live healthier lives. Over 125,000 customers have taken Viome’s Health Intelligence™ or Gut Intelligence™ tests with >95% satisfaction. The company has created a breakthrough therapeutics platform that combines advanced Metatranscriptomic sequencing technology developed at the Los Alamos National Laboratories with powerful Artificial Intelligence and Translation Science knowledge.
For more information visit www.viome.com
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