How to Restore Gut Health?
Eat Fermented Foods.
Eat Prebiotic Foods.
Diversify Your Diet.
Avoid Unwanted Bug Proliferation.
Foods to Restore Gut Health
Any of the fermented foods listed in the previous section work wonders for the overall body health. Replenishing to microbiome with friendly bacteria improves nutrient absorption, boost the immune system, curbs sugar cravings and lowers cholesterol.
Both soluble and insoluble, fibre is great for the whole digestive system. It helps eliminating toxins, metabolized hormones and cholesterol and nourishes the colon wall cells and the good bacteria. Bu the way, to maintain intestinal health, you can also try my colon cleanse drink, which you can easily make at home.
Ensure that your body is getting all the amino acids necessary to restore your body tissues and to activate specific enzymes and hormones. This can be done by combining different plant-based sources, by eating quinoa and hemp which are complete protein sources or free-range eggs.
Leafy greens, especially dandelion, and broccoli contain detox boosting nutrients, alongside vitamins and minerals that support your liver activity and have cancer protective effects.
Avocado, cold pressed oils, nut butters, flaxseeds and hemp – these are all exceptional fat sources that reduce inflammation, stimulate hormone production and create the pathway to restore gut health.
Turmeric, cinnamon, cloves, dandelion powder, rosemary, garlic – these are simple and in-hand ingredients to add to your smoothies, teas or oatmeal bowls, given their anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antimicrobial effects.
A quality probiotic supplement to support the healthy growth of micro-flora, digestive enzymes for turning your food nutrients into their digestible form and a fibre supplement is all your need to restore your gut health naturally. Any other supplement should be taken as advised by doctors but, from my own experience and clinical studies I’ve researched, sticking to the simple gut restoring rules and eating the right foods will make wonders. Supplements industry encourages consumerism too, so don’t take too much of the things you don’t really need.
Gut Health Restore Benefits
– Reduced anxiety and depression. The friendly bacteria actually produces neurotransmitters that regulate your mood and brain activity through the gut-brain axis.
– Reduced inflammation and food allergies
– A stronger immune system
– Balanced hormone production
The Gut Health Restoring Smoothie
Restore Gut Health: How to, Plus a Supporting Citrus Smoothie
- 2 oranges peeled, cut into slices
- 1 banana peeled, chopped
- 2 tsp flaxseed
- 1 tbsp hemp hearts
- 1 tbsp nut butter
- 1 cup kefir
- 1/2 cup light coconut milk
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1/4 tsp clove powder
- 2 tsp bee pollen
- 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
- 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- Add all the ingredients into a blender and process on high speed until creamy.
- Serve right away.