You work hard to look good on the outside, but what are you doing to take care of your gut? You read the word gut and I know what you might be thinking…
But “The gastrointestinal system, also referred to as the gastrointestinal tract, digestive system, digestive tract, or gut, is a group of organs that includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, colon, and rectum.” So now you can erase that image from your mind now.
Taking care of your gut by eating probiotic rich foods and/or supplementing with probiotics can do a few things such as:
• Balance the good bacteria in your digestive system
• Improve digestion
• Help treat or prevent diarrhea
• Can help improve mental health
• Boost your immune system
• Lower blood pressure
• Aid in weight loss
So now you’re wondering what I should eat to get my daily probiotic dose. Here’s yourshort probiotic shopping list:
You show your body love by exercising regularly, now show your gut some love by taking care of it by consuming probiotic rich foods!
Sources: med.nyu.edu, draxe.com, jarrow.com