Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to Gut Smart Restart!

    • Disclaimer

    • Healthy Foods Shopping List

    • Recommended Supplement List

    • Setting Your Intention + Goals

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Prepping Your Gut

    • How to Complete a Food & Mood Journal

    • Food and Mood Journal - Download

    • Understanding Food Sensitivities

    • Hidden Food Sensitivities - Instructions

    • Uncovering Hidden Food Sensitivities - Download

    • Self Reflection

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Supporting Your Gut

    • Cleaning Up The Diet

    • Blood Sugar Support Supplements

    • Healthy Food Swaps List

    • Hydration 101

    • Digestion 101

    • Digestive Support Supplements

    • Soaking & Sprouting Guide

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Rebuilding Your Gut

    • Gut Check: What is Leaky Gut?

    • Gut Nourishing Foods List

    • Gut Healing Supplements

    • Gut Healing Supplement Protocol

  • 5

    Chapter 4: Maintaining Your Gut

    • Unlocking Long Term Success + Food Reintroductions

    • Additional Resources + Books

    • Final Reflection

    • Beta Test Course Feedback Survey

    • How to Stay in Touch

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Meet your instructor

Nicole Cieslak

Hi, I'm Nicole, a functional nutritional therapy practitioner, certified NASM personal trainer and founder of Fit Foodist Nutrition, my independent practice. After struggling for over 7 years with health issues like leaky gut, SIBO, IBS, parasites, and anxiety/depression, I become a holistic practitioner specializing in gut health and hormone balance to help people find freedom from suffering and take back control of their health! I look forward to guiding you in your healing journey!

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What's it like working with Nicole?


Nicole I.

What a difference Nicole has made in my life; I'm so grateful for her expertise, compassion and partnership. I've learned so much about my body and nutrition in such a short time working with her. Nicole is a wealth of information, resources, and book recommendations, and really cares about your experience. I'm still healing, but feel so much better now than I've felt the past few years. I know it will be a long journey, but Nicole will be there every step of the way (everyone needs a cheerleader to keep going!). She's so supportive and I couldn't ask for a better coach/mentor/advocate.


Sophia L.

I started working with Nicole when I felt physically at my worst. I was stressed, experienced constant bloating/nausea/gastrointestinal discomfort, and felt like I was always exhausted. She helped me identify and understand the potential underlying causes of these symptoms, and we worked together to come up with a holistic plan that included recommendations around nutrition, supplements, and even certain eating habits! What I appreciated most is that Nicole took the time to actually understand my problems and customize a solution for me instead of giving me a one-size-fits-all program. Thanks to her empathetic guidance, I feel SO much more energized, happier, and healthier today.


Alex J.

Nicole helped me learn what foods worked and didn't work for my body to meet my goals of weight-loss and better health. I gained knowledge about sustainable changes and choices that will be valuable to me long term, and I learned a lot about how my body functions. She was responsive to all of my questions, and when there were things she did not previously know, she had the humility and character to communicate that, and then made earnest effort to seek the information to help me. Learning skills for better health and wellness is a personal journey, and Nicole did a great job of using her skillset to guide me and inform me through the beginning of mine.
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  • What can I expect from this course?

    In my self guided online Gut Smart Restart course, you can expect to be taken through a process of self exploration and healing. You will uncover food sensitivities and gain a better understanding of how your body reacts to certain foods. You will also learn the basics on gut health and how to make healthy food choices that nourish and heal a leaky gut. We'll also deep dive into how certain supplements (probiotics, enzymes, etc.) can help support the gut healing process. And most importantly you will be able to improve your own gut health to you can start feeling like YOU again!

  • What is the course layout?

    In this course, you will progress through a welcome module and four elemental chapters: prepping your gut, supporting your gut, rebuilding your gut and maintaining your gut. While you can complete this course at your own leisure, each chapter is meant to be completed in order. You will have a mix of recorded video presentations, interactive worksheets, self reflection surveys and downloadable PDFs that you can save for future reference. You will also have access to my private Gut Smart Restart Facebook group where you can ask questions and interact with me and other peers who are in various stages of the course.

  • Who is this course for?

    This course is for anyone who has been suffering from ongoing digestive issues like bloating, gas, acid reflux, constipation, diarrhea, belching, stomach cramping and other gastrointestinal discomfort. It's also for anyone who might suspect they have leaky gut syndrome or wants to better understand how to use food and supplementation to improve gut function for a healthier and happier life. If you also suffer from sugar cravings, mood swings, insomnia, brain fog, or food sensitivities or allergies, then this course is also for you!

  • How much does the course cost?

    The course costs $75, which is an incredible value for the amount of detailed, guided information you'll receive. And the fact that you own it forever! This is part of my effort to make this program affordable during the pandemic and to ensure that you don't have to sacrifice your health for cost! Price is always subject to future change.

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