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Probiotics: Should Your Baby Be Taking Probiotics? with James Marin, RD, EN and Dahlia Marin, RDN, LD

  • Your baby's sterile gut environment and how environmental and dietary factors can contribute to both a healthy and unhealthy gut environment
  • Being a plant-based family and raising their daughter 100% plant-based. Dahlia shares about her own upbringing in a family that celebrated the “clean plate club” and how she's reframing a healthy relationship with food for her own daughter 
  • Working together in nutrition practice as a married couple and how James and Dahlia deal with requests from parents about supplements for gut issues that can be solved with a food-first approach

Katie Ferraro

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What’s up with your baby’s gut? Do babies need probiotics to help make their belly health better? In this episode, I’m joined by James Marin, RD, EN and Dahlia Marin, RDN, LD of @marriedtohealth. They’re a plant-based dietitian team who help parents and clients with their unique approach to integrative medicine.

In this episode, we’re chatting about your baby’s microbiome (...and also your gut health!) How can foods provide the probiotic bacteria a healthy gut needs, and what foods babies can eat to make this happen. James & Dahlia also speak about what supplements babies should (and should not) take as well as their evolution to a 100% plant-based diet for their family and how that worked when they were doing baby-led weaning.

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In this episode I’m interviewing James Marin, RD, EN and Dahlia Marin, RDN, LD - plant-based dietitians with an integrative nutrition practice focusing on gut health. They’re talking about:

  • Your baby’s sterile gut environment and how environmental and dietary factors can contribute to both a healthy and unhealthy gut environment

  • Being a plant-based family and raising their daughter 100% plant-based. Dahlia shares about her own upbringing in a family that celebrated the “clean plate club” and how she’s reframing a healthy relationship with food for her own daughter 

  • Working together in nutrition practice as a married couple and how James and Dahlia deal with requests from parents about supplements for gut issues that can be solved with a food-first approach



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