The Physical Performance Show: Chloe McLeod – Advanced Sports Dietitian, Gut health for health & performance
In episode 174 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Chloe McLeod – Advanced Sports Dietitian, Gut health for health & performance in this expert edition.
Chloe McLeod is an Advanced Sports Dietitian who sits on the Board for Sports Dietitians Australia. Chloe is the Author of the recipe book Anti-Inflammatory Eating, the Founder of the FODMAP Challenge, Co-Owner of Health Performance Collective and a Parramatta Eels Australia Rugby League Team Sports Dietitian.
During this episode we cover all things Gut Health, FODMAPs, what they are and why they’re important for athletes and for those of us who are seeking to be at our Physical Best. We talk about Anti – Inflammatory foods, the role of pre and probiotics in optimal health and performance and we talk about food allergies and intolerance’s along with what is behind IB S- Irritable Bowel Syndrome. There’s something in this episode for everyone, whether you’re looking to perform at an elite level or just be at your physical best.
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Listen in as we delve into the following:
- How Chloe started as a Dietitian
- Chloe’s Anti-Inflammatory Book
- Gut Health and how it impacts our body
- What can lead to poor gut health?
- How to correct poor gut health
- Physical Challenge for the Week
- What can lead to poor gut health?
- IBS and why it matters to perform at physical best
- Subtypes of IBS and diagnosis
- How Chloe diagnoses patients with IBS
- Fodmap Diet
- Difference between intolerance and allergy
- Difference of Pre and Probiotics
- Probiotic Foods for Athletes
- Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods
- Research on gut health
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“Be flexible and adaptable, eat plants and be kind to yourself.” – Best Advice
“Aim to eat 30 different plants in a week.” – Physical Challenge
“Fibre functions in different ways, there are different types of fibre: insoluble, soluble and prebiotic fibres.”
“Recommend 2-3 litres per day.”
“Stress and Anxiety can go hand in hand with IBS.”
“Fodmap is a diagnostic tool to identify triggers for IBS.”
“A lot of Fodmap foods are rich in probiotics.”
Subtypes of IBS
C- Constipation Predominant
D- Diarrhea Predominant
M- Mixed of both C and D
U – Undecided
To follow Chloe McLeod
01:35 Introduction to Chloe McLeod
02:45 How Chloe started as a Dietitian
04:35 Chloe’s Anti-Inflammatory Book
05:39 Gut Health and how it impacts our body
08:38 What can lead to poor gut health
11:39 Physical Challenge for the Week
12:40 What can lead to poor gut health
14:00 Over consumption of highly processed foods
15:20 IBS and why it matters to perform at physical best
18:55 Subtypes of IBS and diagnosis – C, D, M, U
20:38 How she diagnosed patients with IBS
28:10 Fodmap Diet
33:30 Difference between intolerance and allergy
36:07 Difference of Pre and Probiotics
40:00 Probiotic Foods for Athletes
42:20 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods
44:35 Research on gut health
48:24 Best advice 52:52 Social Media Handles
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