August 12, 2020

What Food Additives Do to Your Health

A Conversation with Dr. Dawn Harris Sherling: Food Additives and your Microbiome

Have you ever wondered why you don’t have IBS symptoms when you are traveling in Europe, but it returns when you get back to the US?

What food additives should you avoid for Gut Health Issues?

Dr. Dawn Harris Sherling, MD, FACP, is an internal medicine physician and writer based in Florida. She is completing her book on common dietary misconceptions in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She joined me for a live on Instagram to discuss the impact of food additives on gut health and raise awareness about the quality of food we eat.  


  • What is the most significant difference between the European and American diets?
  • How ultra-processed foods change the gut microbiome.
  • Why do you still gain weight no matter how much you diet and exercise when ingesting additives?
  • What are the simple solutions to the complex problems we are facing today?
  • What food additives should you avoid and look out for on labels?


Head over to our podcasts section to hear more from Dr. Dawn Sherling. We share some fascinating and important information about how foods, additives and processing, and so on, affect our gut health, leading to disease.

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Have a lovely day.


Yalda Alaoui


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