While you’re right to believe exercise, sleep, and stress rule our overall well being, you might want to add gut health to your daily list of priorities.
Gut health has become a hot topic over the past few years for good reason, the gut is in charge of breaking down the food we eat, absorbing nutrients, producing energy, balancing hormones, and it affects our mental health, too.
I had the privilege of speaking to Body + Soul about the effective, yet simple ways to bettering your gut health.
Spoiler alert: There’s an overlooked group of foods that plays a crucial role.
Start your day the right way
A healthy diet is, naturally, is probably the most major factor you can control for optimal gut health. If you’re someone who skips breakfast regularly you’re a) too busy b) don’t have an appetite, or c) not giving your body the nourishment it deserves. Introduce these simple, yet effective breakfast every morning to really kick the gut into gear.
The key ingredient here is FIBRE. Fibre is the meal choice for the gut microbes to feed off to promote a much healthier balance of good bacteria. The UNCLE TOBYS Super Blends range is an excellent source of wholegrains and fibre that support a healthy digestive system, and can be served as the perfect breakfast all winter-long.