ABOUT THE GUT NERD CARIBBEAN
I am a physician on a mission.
To promote a STEALTHY and HEALTHY GUT for every member of the family.
To help you understand the IMMENSE ROLE of the GUT FLORA (mainly bacteria) in your overall health.
To recognise that DIVERSE SOURCES OF FIBER in your diet turns your GUT FLORA into a NINJA against OBESITY, DIABETES MELLITUS and MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES.
To FOCUS on LOCALLY GROWN VEGETABLES AND FRUITS to achieve a safe and sustainable source of affordable and delicious FIBER.
To use FACTS and turn it into PRACTICAL ADVICE for everyday use in reaching a TARGET FIBER INTAKE OF 30 GRAMS PER DAY.
JOIN ME AS WE BOLDLY GO…
THE GUT NERD CARIBBEAN EPISODE 12 It’s Sunday October 24th 2021 and sales on Halloween costumes and decorations are popping up in the shops while the real-life horror of the pandemic is still with us… so what costume would you wear if you dressed up as “The Silent Killer”- a character we are all too… Continue reading HYPERTENSION and THE GUT MICROBIOME
OCTOBER 10th 2021 THE GUT NERD CARIBBEAN EPISODE 11 CHILDHOOD OBESITY: The Nudge, The Sludge and The Gut Microbiome It’s Sunday October 10th, 2021, and among the hot topics in the tropics this past week was the National Budget presentation in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It was entitled “Resilience in the Face of… Continue reading CHILDHOOD OBESITY : The NUDGE, The SLUDGE and The GUT MICROBIOME
It’s Sunday October 3rd, 2021, and we are releasing our 10th episode of The Gut Nerd Caribbean Podcast! What started as a passing thought at the end of July has gained a swift momentum with listeners of our podcast appearing in 19 countries so far – from Trinidad and Tobago, across the Caribbean and in… Continue reading IS IT TIME TO CELEBRATE? Festivals and the Gut Microbiome
IT’S NOT MIND OVER MATTER- Your Mental Health and Your Gut! It’s Sunday September 26th, 2021, and we are at the tail end of a long weekend in which Trinidad and Tobago celebrated 45 years of being a Republic… and while it is a solemn reminder that the governing power of our country rests with… Continue reading IT’S NOT MIND OVER MATTER
It’s Sunday September 19th, 2021, and this evening we dig deep to look at Ground provisions and your health! As a widely used staple in Caribbean cooking, how do they impact our health? Which among them is preferred when you are managing diabetes or want to lose weight? Does the method of cooking change the… Continue reading The Root of the Matter- Ground provisions and your health!
It’s Sunday September 12th, 2021, and we have a real treat in store! Not loaded with sugar but with many valuable practical tips and facts to improve your health- especially if you are Diabetic and struggling with your diet…It’s all about LEGUMES – a formidable food in your quest for better health… Have you ever… Continue reading SPILL THE BEANS !
SEPTEMBER 5TH 2021 THE GUT NERD CARIBBEAN EPISODE 6 INFERTILITY AND THE GUT It’s Sunday September 5th, 2021, and this evening we discuss a very sensitive and challenging problem for many couples; the issue of infertility- not being able to conceive a child after a year of trying… For some couples the evaluation, diagnosis and… Continue reading INFERTILITY AND THE GUT
THE GUT NERD CARIBBEAN EPISODE 5 FIBRE AND THE Cinderella STORY Welcome to The Gut Nerd Caribbean- a podcast dedicated to promoting a stealthy and healthy gut for every member of your family. I am your host, Dr. Romanie Gunness, a physician on a mission to help you understand the immense role that your gut… Continue reading
KALE: FROM ENCHANTING STRANGER TO POWERFUL CELEBRITY: What are the FACTS? Welcome to The Gut Nerd Caribbean- a podcast dedicated to promoting a stealthy and healthy gut – for every member of your family. It’s Sunday August 15th, 2021, and this evening we meet an enchanting stranger who became a powerful celebrity in the markets… Continue reading
It’s Sunday August 8th, 2021, and its week 3 of this journey… this evening we will do some time travel to get a blast from the past that will inspire you to chart your course towards better gut health and plan your meal courses while having a food adventure with our 149 local vegetables, root… Continue reading CHART YOUR COURSE: Take the JEOPARDY CHALLENGE !
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