Gut health is the foundation for overall health of both the body and mind. It has become a topic of many blogs and news articles lately, with much focus on many specialized diet plans, supplements and restricted eating patterns. With so much information out there, it is challenging to know which plan is right for you.
If you have been diagnosed with a medical condition (particularly a gastrointestinal issue), we recommend visiting with a trained provider before undertaking any specialized diet or eating plan. However, if you are interested in promoting a healthy gastrointestinal (GI) tract to prevent disease, then please keep reading and learn how to promote general gut health. We will review the steps for normal digestion, share helpful supplements, discuss foods to eat and foods to avoid and review lifestyle choices that promote a healthy gut.