Author: Pritesh Ravindra Mutha

About Author

Dr. Pritesh Mutha is an accomplished physician and educator specializing in interventional gastroenterology. As the Director of the Third Space Endoscopy program for the Center for Interventional Gastroenterology (iGUT) at UTHealth Houston, he offers advanced endoscopic treatment for gastrointestinal disorders. He is also an associate professor at UTHealth Houston, dedicated to educating future doctors. Dr. Mutha's active involvement in medical research has resulted in several publications in top medical journals. His passion for lifestyle medicine has helped many patients become medicine and disease-free. He co-founded the non-profit organization "Stress Academy" to help people achieve a stress-free and healthy life. Dr. Mutha is also a Jain philosophy practitioner and teacher with over a decade of experience in sharing his knowledge and insights. We thank his wife, Kinjal Mutha, for helping with this article.

Reset your Gut for Optimal Health January, 2024 Pritesh Ravindra Mutha

A healthy or unhealthy gut hinges on your diet, according to Pritesh Mutha, MD, gastroenterologist with UT Physicians and associate professor with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. “Literally speaking, you are what you eat. The GI tract, or your gut, is the seat of your immune system. Whatever is good for your gut is good for your entire body,” Mutha said.

Debunking the Five Greatest Myths of a Plant-based Diet December, 2023 Pritesh Ravindra Mutha

Despite the fact that most people have heard of a plant-based diet, many of them have never tried this diet and lifestyle because of several widespread misconceptions.