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In this episode, I’m talking with Jamie Travathan about the power of addressing nutritional deficiencies, particularly vitamin B12 deficiency.

Jamie’s health story started as a child with digestive issues, particularly severe constipation, and food sensitivities. In her 20s, she began having really irregular menstrual cycles. And oddly, it seemed like she was aging prematurely. Her hair was turning gray, she couldn’t think clearly, and lacked energy. At age 32, she could barely get out of bed.

After seeing at least 10 conventional doctors, she began looking elsewhere for answers. She ultimately found she had pernicious anemia, an autoimmune condition that is one of the causes of vitamin B12 deficiency. Left untreated, it can cause serious neurological issues.


In this episode, we discuss…

  • The gut dysbiosis Jamie found behind her digestive issues
  • What is pernicious anemia and the critical importance of vitamin B12
  • A vegetarian diet and pernicious anemia
  • How Jamie brought her B12 vitamin levels back up to healthy levels
  • The diet changes that helped Jamie heal her gut
  • The energetic, mental and physical causes of autoimmunity
  • The role of mindset in healing
  • And how the steps she took restored her gut, brain, energy and hormones

Jamie’s health journey inspired her to become a health coach. She’s a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner, a Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant, and an emotional Eating/Addiction Coach. With those credentials, she works as an Energetic, Mental, and Physical Nutritionist + Mentor. Jamie helps her own clients one on one, and she mentors health and wellness practitioners who are seeking to transform their health by using a blend of science, nutrition, energy, and archetypes. She uses a triad bio-individual approach to root cause healing that includes addressing our energetic, mental, and physical health.

Jamie guides women who are experiencing gut pain, fuzzy brain and low energy to awaken their inner goddess and become fully confident in their bodies and soul’s wisdom.

You can find her online at And find Jamie on Instagram and Facebook at @thegutgoddess.

Don’t miss this insightful episode.

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