Lisa and Alana Macfarlane

Co-founders, The Gut Stuff

The Gut Stuff was born in 2017 by co-founders Lisa and Alana Macfarlane (The Mac Twins). Twins are a great constant for medical research and Alana and Lisa became the “chief guinea pigs” for Prof Tim Spector and the Twin Research department at Kings College, where they discovered that despite having 100% the same DNA their guts have only 30/40% the same microbiota, which could explain why their bodies behave so differently – if they can’t be sold the same diet/lifestyle, no one can. They made it their mission to bring the exciting information they were learning, to the masses (not just the “wellbeing aware” middle classes) and have since made www.thegutstuff.com the global millennial thought leader in the space.

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