Feeling bloated, lacking in energy, low mood? If there's just one thing you aim to get into shape this year, we recommend it's your gut.
'All disease begins in the Gut' - Hippocrates over 2000 years ago
Progression and science and medical knowledge over the years since then, has confirmed they were right. So, if our gut impacts this greatly on so many other aspects of our health and wellbeing, what can we do to turn this ship around and potentially tick multiple boxes off our healthy self to-do list this year? Well the answer is incredibly simple....food!
Okay, so we know most of you will be considering signing off now because surely it can't be that simple? Or you're thinking you're going to have to live a life eating bird seed and drinking smoothies that look, and probably smell, like pond water. But it really doesn't have to be like that. Making some small changes each day and just through increasing (yes....there's no deprivation here!) an abundance of fresh and deliciously simple real foods that you and your gut will love is a sure way to make a great start to getting your health on track, your weight under control, and adding a bounce to your step.
In our recent blog, Get your Gut in Shape, we explained the science behind gut health and our top 3 'probiotic' foods you should definitely add to your shopping list.
To make it even easier for you to ditch those 'fad' diets and create new habits to really balance and nourish your body from the inside out, try these gut nourishing super yummy, quick, easy recipes from Well+Good wellness chef and best-selling cookbook author, Candice Kumai, for breakfast, lunch and dinners that will really help to get that gut into shape.
Author: Kate Swinson MEvME Founder
For more information on gut health and nutrition visit www.gutreaction.co.uk