Best Gut Healing Foods

Our gut health influences everything from our weight, to our mood, to our cognitive ability. It can be the reason for our back pain, the root of our depression, and of course, the cause of our digestive issues. That’s why testing the health of our gut and then healing our gut is absolutely essential for improving our mental and physical health.

Here are some of the best gut healing foods you should incorporate in your diet :

  • Bone Broth – This incredibly rich food helps your stomach to repair cell walls, also contain collagen (for your beautiful skin and joints), and boosts your immune system.
  • Coconut Oil – Easy to digest fatty acids that boost your energy levels, and help to burn fat as well.
  • Fermented Foods – They are awesome probiotics, improve digestion, and help to lose weight. Use sauerkraut, kimchi and pickles.
  • Kombucha – Powerful probiotic that fights candida, heals your gut, and improves your mental clarity.
  • Kefir – Cultured dairy drink that improves your digestion, and has a lot of calcium.
  • Ginger – Fixes malabsorption, fights bad bacteria, boosts your immune system,
  • Turmeric – A superfood that has an incredible anti-inflammatory effect.
  • Omega 3 foods – Support the good bacteria in your gut. Choose wild caught salmon, walnuts and chia seeds.
  • Probiotics – Supplements to improve your gut health. Yogurt is a good source as well.
  • Sweet potatoes, yams, yucca are fermentable starches that restore your gut flora.

So which one of these gut healing foods will you add to your diet today? Want to reset your gut, here a useful post for you to get started > https://empress2inspire.blog/2019/10/23/reset-your-gut/

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59 Comments Add yours

  1. DiosRaw says:

    🖤

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  2. Salmon is common to eat in my family

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  3. I enjoy eating kimchee. 🙂

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    1. GS says:

      Historically, it hasn’t always been possible to grow fresh vegetables throughout the year. Therefore, people have developed food preservation methods, such as pickling and fermentation — a process that uses enzymes to create chemical changes in food. Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish made with salted fermented vegetables. It typically contains cabbage and seasonings like sugar, salt, onions, garlic, ginger, and chili peppers. It may also boast other vegetables, including radish, celery, carrot, cucumber, eggplant, spinach, scallions, beets, and bamboo shoots. Though kimchi is usually fermented for a few days to a few weeks before serving, it can be eaten fresh, or unfermented, immediately after preparation. This dish is not only delectable but also offers many health benefits. Thank you for sharing.

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      1. Yep! And there is even a TV show that talks about kimchi on Netflix: Immortal Classic. 🙂

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      2. GS says:

        Whaaa??? Let me check this out..thank you for sharing 😁

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  4. Sowmya says:

    Informative post on gut health

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    1. GS says:

      A healthy gut contains healthy bacteria and immune cells that ward off infectious agents like bacteria, viruses and fungi. A healthy gut also communicates with the brain through nerves and hormones, which helps maintain general health and well-being. Glad you liked the post Sowmya.

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  5. Love Alone says:

    Reblogged this on Love and Love Alone.

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for the reblog

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      1. Love Alone says:

        You are Welcome… 💖

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for the reblog

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      1. Always happy to read and share your posts with followers, Dear!!
        😊💕🌹

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      2. GS says:

        🙏🏼

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  6. I’ve been trying to eat these gut friendly foods for the past year or two. I’ve recently realised I have a slight histamine intolerance and fermented foods aren’t good for me 😭 Time to double down on probiotics!

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    1. GS says:

      Hope you have checked your gluten and lactose intolerances as well.

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      1. I have indeed – you’re absolutely right gluten and lactose should be the first point of call for everyone!

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      2. GS says:

        Ah have you tried bone broths?

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      3. Yes but it’s been a little while. My problem isn’t digestion or bloating per se it’s more excessive mucus, skin problems and brain fog which is more to do with histamines in my case I think!

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      4. GS says:

        Skin problems, brain fog are all signs of inflammation in the gut. 16-18 hours of fasting with two nutrient dense meals should do the trick.

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      5. True. I do fast every day – it’s getting sorted slowly but surely 😊

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      6. GS says:

        Way to go!!

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  7. I love ginger. Ginger tea is so refreshing and healthy!

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    1. GS says:

      There’s nothing better than a piping hot cup of ginger tea served with delicious fritters or tea cakes. No matter how you make your ginger tea with or without milk, it will be the best thing to go for whenever you want to relax and rejuvenate. Every sip is a great blend of flavours and is no less than a health potion.

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  8. They’ve found a link with gut health and Covid! The healthier the gut, the less severe symptoms!

    Great post!

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    1. GS says:

      The potential role played by gut microorganisms in COVID-19 could allow the use of a microbiome-based risk profile to identify individuals at risk of severe disease or downstream inflammatory symptoms such as multisystem inflammation and Kawasaki-like disease in children.

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing

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    1. GS says:

      A diet that promotes digestive health should focus on fibrous vegetables, fruits, fermented vegetables, cultured dairy products, healthy fats, and lean, unprocessed meats.

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  9. Jana Hall says:

    I have heard that mustard oil is helpful in digestion like nothing else!

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    1. GS says:

      And you are right Jana. Being rich in MUFA, PUFA, Omega 3 & 6, Vitamin E, Minerals and anti-oxidants, Mustard oil demonstrates strong Anti-Microbial property and is Anti-inflammatory in nature. It improves heart health and reduces cancer risks. Most valuable health benefit of Mustard oil can be attributed to its strong stimulant property.

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  10. Sweet Potato is a staple for sure & no meal can be eaten without probiotics these days 😬
    Thanks for the tips!

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    1. GS says:

      Probiotics are made up of good bacteria that helps keep your body healthy and working well. This good bacteria helps you in many ways, including fighting off bad bacteria when you have too much of it, helping you feel better. Probiotics are part of a larger picture concerning bacteria and your body — your microbiome.

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  11. gapmuse says:

    Super helpful! Thank you! 🙏🏾

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    1. GS says:

      Most welcome. The incredible complexity of the gut and its importance to our overall health is a topic of increasing research in the medical community. Numerous studies in the past two decades have demonstrated links between gut health and the immune system, mood, mental health, autoimmune diseases, endocrine disorders, skin conditions, and cancer. At one time, our digestive system was considered a relatively “simple” body system, comprised essentially of one long tube for our food to pass through, be absorbed, and then excreted. The term “gut microbiome” refers specifically to the microorganisms living in your intestines. A person has about 300 to 500 different species of bacteria in their digestive tract. While some microorganisms are harmful to our health, many are incredibly beneficial and even necessary to a healthy body.

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing

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  12. Rupa Rao says:

    Organic, home grown, whole grains, fresh produce, more colours and variety in food…everything in moderation is the trick…

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    1. GS says:

      Food intolerances are the result of difficulty digesting certain foods (this is different than a food allergy, which is caused by an immune system reaction to certain foods). It’s thought that food intolerances may be caused by poor quality of bacteria in the gut. This can lead to difficulty digesting the trigger foods and unpleasant symptoms such as bloating, gas, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea. There is some evidence that food allergies may also be related to gut health.

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    1. GS says:

      Glad you liked the suggestions

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing

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  13. katfoodblog says:

    its very helpful article about healthy food

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    1. GS says:

      The incredible complexity of the gut and its importance to our overall health is a topic of increasing research in the medical community. Numerous studies in the past two decades have demonstrated links between gut health and the immune system, mood, mental health, autoimmune diseases, endocrine disorders, skin conditions, and cancer.

      At one time, our digestive system was considered a relatively “simple” body system, comprised essentially of one long tube for our food to pass through, be absorbed, and then excreted.

      The term “gut microbiome” refers specifically to the microorganisms living in your intestines. A person has about 300 to 500 different species of bacteria in their digestive tract. While some microorganisms are harmful to our health, many are incredibly beneficial and even necessary to a healthy body.

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  14. elizawrites says:

    I eat everything except Kefir because I think it’s scary! Hahaha Great list! Another great resource for fermented foods is Bon Appetite’s YouTube series “It’s Alive”. Very funny with LOADS of Fab fermentation recipes and tips.

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you Eliza for sharing this resource.

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing

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  15. thebendyfork says:

    Really helpful. Hope its Ok that I have shared it on my blog and FB feed.

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    1. GS says:

      Yes my pleasure, feel free to share.

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