DIET, EXERCISE, AND THE GUT: Steps to a Healthier GutManore, Melinda M., Ph.D., R.D., CSSD, FACSMACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: September/October 2018 - Volume 22 - Issue 5 - p 40–44 doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000421 Features Buy SDC Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Apply It! Encourage clients to include whole fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans and legumes in their diet over fruit juices, sweetened beverages, energy drinks, and more processed foods. Encourage the inclusion of fermented and higher fiber foods in the diet to assure a healthy gut. Select healthy foods first over supplements. Melinda M. Manore, Ph.D., R.D., CSSD, FACSM,is a professor of Nutrition, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, at Oregon State University. Her research focuses on the role of diet and exercise for health, energy balance, and performance in active individuals. Disclosure:The author declares no conflict of interest and does not have any financial disclosures. © 2018 American College of Sports Medicine.