episode 3

gut instinct

“ The alkaline diet it just is a good diet… certainly in clinical practice it's very, very helpful”


Dorothea Snook’s understanding of health was turned upside down some 75 years ago, when she learned that food is medicine and illness begins in the gut, caused by eating the wrong foods. Now, new insights into the gut microbiome are proving many of her dietary views correct.


further listening

ABC | Conversations: Michael Mosley and the gut brain