The Best Foods For Gut Health
A strong digestive system is essential for your health. If your food is not digested properly, it could lead to a number of health issues. The good news is that certain foods actually have the power to soothe and heal your digestive system.
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Registered and Licensed Dietitian Melanie Lipps MS, RD, LD explains that “gut flora, our gastrointestinal tracts, can be influenced by what we eat in a matter of just 24 hours.”[slideshow:88312]
Prebiotic and probiotic foods have shown to have the largest impact on gut health. Some prebiotic foods include almonds, legumes and asparagus, while some probiotic foods include yogurt, tempeh and sauerkraut.