Episode 28: Beans, Bloating, and the Science of Poop with Erin Judge

Erin Judge Podcast
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In this episode of Discovering Nutrition with Cronometer we have a very special guest, Erin Judge, a registered dietitian, nutritionist, certified personal trainer, and founder of Gutivate, a virtual nutrition counselling practice for digestive disorders. Erin shares her expertise in medical nutrition therapy for functional gut disorders with a patient-centred focus. Erin and I dive into the fascinating world of gut health focusing on the three main aspects of gut health: identifying the causes of gut discomfort, creating a thriving environment for your microbiome, and yes, talking about poop. This episode is packed with insights, practical advice, and Erin’s personal experiences, making it a must-listen for anyone interested in improving their digestive health.


Key Notes:

  • The episode focuses on the benefits of eating beans for gut health, highlighting how beans provide essential prebiotic fibres that support a healthy gut microbiome.
  • Erin discusses how to identify the causes of gut discomfort, create an environment for a thriving microbiome, and understand what constitutes normal bowel movements.
  • Erin shares her personal journey with IBS and her professional expertise in the field. She explains how she founded Gutivate to provide virtual nutrition counselling for individuals with digestive disorders.
  • Emphasizing the importance of fibre diversity, Erin provides tips on incorporating beans and other fibre-rich foods into the diet and stresses the role of consistency in dietary habits.
  • Erin outlines her approach to assessing and treating gut health issues, highlighting the significance of personalized nutrition plans and the impact of factors like travel, stress, and routine on gut health.







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