FODMAPs, lactobacillus, IBS, dysbiosis, vegan, raw, paleo, macrobiotic, what the hell is a scoby, and how do I know if my gut’s sprung a leak?
Does the intro above sound familiar? Does it make you want to run off and eat cake in bed?
I don’t blame you. The world of nutrition has never been more confusing, especially when it comes to gut health. But, underneath all of the noise and confusion it’s still back to basics and keep it simple that works!
We know now that our gut acts as a second brain and has a very close link with mental health. A healthy gut makes nutrients, produces digestive enzymes, prevents food molecules leaking into the blood, helps us to stay hydrated and keeps our bacteria balance in check. A healthly gut pretty much means a healthy everything else too, so it’s worth looking after.
One to one consultations can be invaluable in helping you get to the bottom of specific gut issues. But, probiotics, anti- inflammatory foods and different types of fats can most certainly influence gut health.
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