is not a joke. According to recent studies, it doesn’t matter how many vitamin c you are taking, if your gut is unhealthy, your immune system will be compromised too.
The reason behind this is tracked back to your gut microbiome and its strong connection with your defenses, and therefore with your body´s ability to defend itself from bacteria and viruses.
Today, we will share with a few tips to support your microbiome naturally!
Support Your Gut Health and Microbiome Naturally
Eat Probiotics: Fermented foods are super-rich in probiotic bacteria that support your gut. Options like kimchi, kombucha, yogurt, sauerkraut, and kefir are great choices.
Fiber: Since fiber ferments in your digestive system, it becomes the perfect food for the good bacteria in your gut. Raw veggies and fruits are incredible choices to support your fiber intake. However, if you are not into salads, smoothies can be another good choice to ensure your required intake.
Cut Sugar: As we mention it in almost all of our articles, sugar is the devil when it comes to gut health. Sugar imbalances all your flora because it contributes to inflammation, and inflammation is harmful to the diversity and function of gut bacteria. Cutting cookies and sodas is just the start when it comes to quitting sugar. It includes reducing your high fructose fruit consumption, including carbs and alcohol. We understand that this can be challenging, however, switching to stevia, monk fruit, and raw honey can be great choices to beat the craving.
Bone Broth: Bone broth is an incredible meal to support your gut microbiome. The reason for this can be traced back to the fact that collagen-rich bone broth delivers the essential amino acids your body needs to fortify and rebuild your gut and tissues. Additionally, it is a great snack for it will help your stomach feel full due to its fat levels.
Zzzzzz: Sleeping is one of the best things that you can do for your gut and for your overall health. Studies have found that sleep loss increases toxins, increases inflammation, and negatively changes the ratio of bacteria in your gut, among other unhealthy effects.
Remember, when it comes to supporting your immune system, and your overall health, taking care of your body from the inside out is a must.
What is your favorite way to support your microbiome? Share it in the comment section!
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