Have you ever wondered how nutrition could be the missing link in your journey to sobriety? Join Duane as he sits down with Dr. Brooke Scheller, a trailblazer in clinical nutrition and the founder of Functional Sobriety. Brooke shares her compelling journey to sobriety and how she’s transforming alcohol recovery through nutritional and functional medicine. She explains how alcohol can wreak havoc on our bodies, affecting everything from the endocrine system to gut health, and how simple dietary changes can effectively reduce cravings and improve overall wellness. 

This episode highlights the often-overlooked but critical connection between diet and the ability to maintain sobriety. They also dive deep into the physiological aspects of cravings, focusing on the interplay between blood sugar levels, mood, and gut health. Brooke demystifies how blood sugar fluctuations can lead to increased cravings for alcohol and sugar, often mistaken for a lack of willpower. By understanding these physiological signals and making informed dietary choices, individuals can significantly enhance their recovery journey. From increasing protein intake to utilizing functional medicine testing, this episode offers a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to support their sobriety through better nutrition.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Nutritional health and alcohol connection
  • Alcohol’s impact on health and wellness
  • The importance of nutrition in health
  • Power of helping in recovery
  • Alcohol, blood sugar, and cravings
  • Understanding brain chemicals and mood 

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