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Why Gut Health Is Important

With the intense focus on self-care recently, it is important we direct our attention to not only our external wellbeing but also our internal wellbeing. Now, don’t get me wrong: I love me a good face mask and bubble bath; but that’s not the only thing that will help me get ‘well.’ Paying attention to your internal wellbeing, aka your gut health, is just as important to your self-care as your mani/pedi. Shocking, I know but just hear me out.

Before we can truly understand how to manage our gut health, we need to understand what exactly is gut health. In its most basic form, gut health is the proper functioning of your digestive tract from swallowing food to expelling waste. 

Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for us to experience the manifestation of poor gut health and not even realize what our body is trying to tell us. Have you ever had an upset stomach, unintentional weight gain or constantly feel tired? These are all common signs of an unhealthy gut. Crazy, huh?

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Ways to make sure you are taking care of it:

It is essential to monitor the health of your gut to ensure a healthy body, both physically and mentally. I’ve compiled a few ways to make sure you’re taking care of your gut health. 

  1. Eat slowly. Sometimes when we rush our meals we don’t fully chew our food or swallow too much unnecessary air. The large food items in addition to the extra air can cause abdominal discomfort and bloating. 
  2. Monitor your diet. While I enjoy binging on candy and sweet treats every now and then, make sure you are not eating too much of these yummy foods. Try eating more foods with high-fiber or plant-based foods instead. 
  3. Consume prebiotics and probiotics. Prebiotics promote the growth of good bacteria in your gut, while probiotics are the good live bacteria in your gut. While it is best to discuss the right prebiotics and probiotics with your doctor, I do recommend Life 9 Probiotics and Kidscents MightyPro supplements for your kiddos!
  4. Lower your stress levels and get enough sleep. I know it’s not that easy to automatically sleep more and stress less, but any steps you can take to try to make this a reality can help improve your gut health. Taking up a yoga class or walking outside are easy steps in the right direction. 
  5. Drink more water. Everyone and their mom has been telling you to drink more water since as long as you can remember, right? Well, they’re on to something! Staying hydrated is an easy way to improve your gut health without thinking about it. Hop on Amazon and get a cute water bottle, then attempt to drink at least half your body weight in ounces a day.

Food Ideas:

Here are some ideas to incorporate that can support your guy health.

  1. High-Fiber foods such as legumes, beans, peas, oats, bananas, berries, asparagus, and leeks.
  2. Fermented food like kimchi, sauerkraut, yogurt, tempeh, miso, and kefir are great dietary sources of probiotics. Oh, and Kombucha.  That’s another great one! I try to drink it a couple of times a week.
  3. Collagen rich foods such as bone broth and salmon may be beneficial to overall health and gut health specifically.

These few tips are easy to implement and can make huge impacts on your gut health. It’s important to monitor your gut health to feel your best both on the inside and outside. So, the next time you are out and about running errands make sure to bring a few healthy high-fiber snacks and your cute water bottle home!


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