The Perfect Stool: Understanding and Healing the Gut Microbiome, Episode 111 Show Notes

Episode 111: Gut Health and Weight Management: Beyond Dieting of The Perfect Stool podcast

Gut Health and Weight Management: Beyond Dieting

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Listen to Episode 111 or go to podcast player at the bottom of this page.

Explore the connection between the microbiome, gut health and weight management, challenging conventional weight loss methods. Learn about the role of lipopolysaccride, butyrate-producing bacteria, Candida overgrowth, low stomach acid and gluten sensitivity in weight loss resistance. Delve into solutions from supplements to FMT to microbiome altering dietary changes to break through weight loss resistance.

Lindsey Parsons, your host, helps clients solve gut issues and reverse autoimmune disease naturally. Take her quiz to see which stool or functional medicine test will help you find out what’s wrong. She’s a Certified Health Coach at High Desert Health in Tucson, Arizona. She coaches clients locally and nationwide. You can also follow Lindsey on Facebook, Tiktok, X, Instagram or Pinterest or reach her via email at to set up a free 30-minute Gut Healing Breakthrough Session.

Links Mentioned in the Show

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Obesity: A Systematic Review of Plausible Mechanisms and Meta-Analysis of Cross-Sectional Studies

The Firmicutes/Bacteroidetes Ratio: A Relevant Marker of Gut Dysbiosis in Obese Patients?

Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome

Association of Lipopolysaccharide-Binding Protein With Aging-Related Adiposity Change and Prediabetes Among African Ancestry Men

Plasma Lipopolysaccharide Is Closely Associated With Glycemic Control and Abdominal Obesity

High-sugar diet intake, physical activity, and gut microbiota crosstalk: Implications for obesity in rats

Pendulum’s Glucose Control*

Improvements to postprandial glucose control in subjects with type 2 diabetes: a multicenter, double blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial of a novel probiotic formulation

Pendulum’s Akkermansia*

Pendulum’s Butyricum*

Butyrate to combat obesity and obesity‐associated metabolic disorders: Current status and future implications for therapeutic use




B-2 or riboflavin*

Riboflavin Supplementation Promotes Butyrate Production in the Absence of Gross Compositional Changes in the Gut Microbiota


Betaine HCl*

Acetyl L-Carnitine*

Himalayan pink salt*

Redmond Real Salt*

Episode 34: Upper Digestive Issues

Application of Probiotic Yeasts on Candida Species Associated Infection

S boulardii*

Effectiveness of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Weight Loss in Patients With Obesity Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Weight-loss results in obesity differ with clinical, microbial factors of FMT

The Effect of Gluten Free Diet on Components of Metabolic Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Agrarian diet and diseases of affluence – Do evolutionary novel dietary lectins cause leptin resistance?

Poly-Prebiotic powder by Pure Encapsulations*

Zero Acre Oil*

Lindsey’s Links


Tributyrin-Max – Postbiotic Butyrate/Tributyrin Supplement from The Perfect Stool – 60, 750 mg capsules of tributyrin for gut health, slowing motility and firming up stool. Highest dose tributyrin capsules currently available. 15% off with discount code INTRO15 and free shipping with 1-3 bottles. Also available on Amazon; 15% off with discount code TMINTRO15. 

Free, 30-minute Gut Healing Breakthrough Session

Individual Consultation with Lindsey

Support the podcast by shopping at: 

Lindsey’s Fullscript Dispensary* (and benefit from an extra 5% off if you use autoship)

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Bulk Supplements*


Quiz: Which Gut Health Test Should I Choose?

Schedule a Free, 30-minute Gut Healing Breakthrough Session with Lindsey

Schedule an Individual Consultation with Lindsey

GI Issues Supplement Plan on Fullscript*

Lindsey’s Gut Healing Facebook Group

Gut Health Tests and Recommended Supplements

Gut Health Coaching with Lindsey

Autoimmune Disease Reversal Coaching with Lindsey

Health Coaching with Lindsey (for weight loss, etc.)

Lindsey Parsons’ web site: High Desert Health and

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The Perfect Stool on Tiktok

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High Desert Health on X or @HDesertHealth

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The Perfect Stool YouTube Channel

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