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8 Tips You Can Use To Improve Your Gut Health

0 2 years ago

Why is gut health important? This region of your body should be an area of concern because your digestive tract accounts for and operates 70% of your body’s immune system. Taking care of your gut health is key towards the management, reduction and prevention of certain autoimmune conditions & diseases (i.e. Celiac Disease and Psoriasis).

Here are 8 effective tips you can use to stay on top of your gut health:

• 1. Eat more whole grains, nuts, load up on veggies, beans and fresh fruits. Alternatives for consumers with nut allergies are: Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, flaxseeds, chia seeds and hulled hemp seeds.

• 2. Take care of your teeth. Brush and floss regularly. Bacteria from the mouth can get into your stomach and cause problems.

• 3. Eat fermented foods that have beneficial bacteria such as kimchi and sauerkraut.

• 4. Eat more dark chocolate and foods with polyphenols and chocolate with small amounts of vanillin. If chocolate isn’t right for your diet you can acquire polyphenols from: red grapes, olives, flaxseeds, blueberries, strawberries, red raspberries, broccoli, carrots, spinach, red lettuce, onions, garlic and asparagus.

• 5. Mix your greens with spices.

• 6. Limit or eliminate the consumption of artificial sweeteners.

• 7. Limit gluten consumption or avoid it altogether.

• 8. Limit alcohol consumption or avoid it altogether.

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