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How Your Gut Affects Your Skin with Jennifer Fugo | Ep. 93

Season 3, Ep. 93

People who suffer from gut health complaints are more likely to experience skin issues. Jennifer Fugo, a functional clinical nutritionist, joins Rebecca to discuss how to care for and protect our skin and gut.


  • Why does poorgut health often correlate to skin disturbances?
  • What are the most common skin disturbances we can see that are linked to poor gut health?
  • What to treat first: the gut or the skin?
  • What is leaky skin?
  • What is the role diet plays with skin conditions?
  • What are the tips and tricks that can help treat the skin issues?


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