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Karen Corbin, Ph.D., RD, AdventHealth Translational Research Institute (left) and Allison Harrell, RDN, Culinary Medicine Specialist (right)

Two experts come together in a combination of health care, science and cooking to discuss calories along with gut health and using food as medicine on this episode of the Inspiring Wholeness podcast.

Karen Corbin, Ph.D., is an associate investigator and registered dietician at the AdventHealth Translational Research Institute and Allison Harrell is a sole practitioner, culinary medicine specialist, registered dietician nutritionist and educator.

“A calorie starts out as an actual calorie, but the magic happens when that calorie goes into the body and how the body utilizes it,” Corbin said.

Listen to this episode to learn about:

  • A recent study by AdventHealth Translational Research Institute and Arizona State University on how the body appears to react differently to calories ingested from high fiber and whole foods versus processed foods.
  • Practical tips for meal planning, grocery shopping and cooking with an emphasis on nutrient-dense foods.
  • One simple change that can be made in the kitchen to support and maintain a healthy gut.

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