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Roles of Normal Bacterial Flora in the GI Tract

Meet Your Normal Bacterial Flora – A Three-Part Series

Join Dr. Natalie Groenewoud, ND as she kicks off part one of a three-part series on normal bacterial flora and its importance to gut health. Here's what she'll be covering:

  1. Roles of Normal Bacterial Flora in the GI Tract (today's presentation)
  2. The Highs and Lows on the GI-MAP® (now available)
  3. Case Presentations (coming soon)

Our Normal Bacterial Flora is Responsible for:

  • Enhancing the Epithelial Barrier
  • Developing and Modulating of the Immune System
  • Production of Anti-microorganism Substances
  • Competitive Exclusion and Inhibition of Epithelial Adhesion of Pathogenic Microorganisms
  • Producing Energy Production Substances for Epithelial Cells
  • Vitamin Synthesis
  • Supporting Metabolism
Natalie Groenewoud, ND

Presented by Natalie Groenewoud, ND

Dr. Natalie Groenewoud is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Medical Consultant. She has been in practice for over a decade, and her areas of clinical interest and focus are women's wellness and gastrointestinal health. Dr. Groenewoud always works with the premise that the body is self-correcting. She works through her patients' cases by supporting deficiencies and removing environmental, lifestyle, nutritional, or physical roadblocks preventing them from getting back into a homeostatic state. When she isn't seeing patients or consulting with Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory, she can be found in the mountains exploring with her young family.


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