Dec. 20, 2019
Anastassia Laskey is a consultant living in Atlanta, and she’s been a member of NBT’s Elite Performance Program for the past 3 years. Since then she’s overcome health challenges that were significantly affecting her quality of life, including numerous gut infections, food sensitivities and fatigue.
On this podcast, Anastassia talks with NBT coach and Scientific Director Megan Roberts about her healing journey from a state of severe illness to one in which she’s gained control over her well-being. She shares about her decision to go overseas for faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), and the impact this procedure had on her recovery. She also discusses the habit-forming strategies and lifestyle changes she implemented to maintain her improved state of health.
[00:00:31] Why Ana came to Nourish Balance Thrive.
[00:03:32] Diet changes.
[00:03:45] Book: The Primal Blueprint, by Mark Sisson.
[00:04:11] Clostridium difficile (C-diff).
[00:06:30] Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT).
[00:07:48] Taymount Clinic.
[00:09:17] Improvement with FMT.
[00:13:32] Current diet.
[00:14:57] Getting enough protein.
[00:19:18] Learning to eat intuitively.
[00:22:58] The effect of emotional stress on health.
[00:26:21] Creating habits and making them stick.
[00:30:36] Physical activity without a gym.
[00:34:05] Important levers: sleep; reducing environmental stressors, reducing sugar.
[00:37:37] "Cured" vs. maintaining new lifestyle habits.
[00:42:34] The value of accountability.
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