Eating Trends and Common Myths with Dr. Michael Ruscio

Dr. Michael Ruscio is an expert in digestion, gut health, the connection between your gut and hormones, autoimmunity, diet and lifestyle.


  • The better you are with gut care the less you have to worry about symptoms like:
    • Fatigue
    • Depression
    • Moodiness
    • Weight gain
    • Thyroid issues
    • Adrenal fatigue
    • Insomnia
  • One of the first steps in healing your gut health is simply by improving your diet and lifestyle.
  • Top recommendations to improve gut health:
    • Try an Experimental fasting
      • It is a myth that frequent small meals speeds your metabolism
    • Experiment with a Paleo Diet
    • Experiment with a low FODMAP diet
    • Most people can try these types of diet experiments for about 2 weeks to see how your body reacts
  • We are all guilty of following the advice of experts instead of being our own expert by researching and experimenting to see what is best for our own body.
  • Fasting is not meant for
    • People who are very underweight
    • People who are very burnt out or stressed
    • People with a history of an eating disorder
    • People with Adrenal Fatigue may experience these side effects
      • More fatigue
      • Insomnia
      • Poor cognition
  • Remember nobody’s perfect you do not need to feel like you HAVE to be super meticulous about your diet the 80/20 rule can be applied to your diet just like in other areas of your life
  • The best testing for dietary boundaries is still simply eliminating and reintroduce foods in your diet.