Gut health has gotten more buzz recently because of talk in the media including probiotics and leaky gut. This article will discuss 5 simple ways to improve your gut health today.
Gut health is the foundation of a healthy body.
If you want to lose weight, balance hormones, improve your mood, boost your immune system, then you are in the right place.
There are many simple, easy ways to boost your gut health to have a positive impact on your mind-body health.
What is the gut?
The gut, also known as our digestive system, goes all the way from our mouth down to our large intestine.
Did you know if you spread out your intestines, its surface area would cover a tennis court?
Wow - that's a lot of area!
When spread out, our intestines cover a lot of ground and many important functions occur in this area of our body that we often don’t think about.
Your gut controls absorption and digestion of nutrients, playing a large role in...
Counting calories is a thing of the past!
No more trying to do the math for calories in - calories burned to get a number for your weight.
Why is it that counting calories does not work?
This is true because not all calories are created equal. This means that 100 calories of veggies is going to do much different things to your body than 100 calories of soda.
Great news -
You can still lose weight by eating enough calories.
I know what you're thinking.
This occurs is because your gut and hormones directly impact your weight loss.
These hormones play a key role in whether you lose weight, gain weight, or plateau:
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Here is a list of issues that are related to your gut:
Did you know that 90% your immune system is located in your gut? That's right, if you want to boost your immune system, you have to start in your gut!
Did you know that 90% of your serotonin (happy chemical) is made in your gut? It...
Everyone needs a good detox.
We encounter so many toxins each day from our products, to our food, to our thoughts!
Doing a mental health and physical detox is helpful to improve:
I am on a mission to spread the word about how to live a cleaner life holistically to impact all aspects of our health!
1) Drink warm lemon water each morning.
2) Increase your fiber intake.
Do you have unrelenting weight that you just can't lose? Maybe you've tried all the fad diets/bars/exercise classes and you aren't getting anywhere.
Well, I'm here to give you the answers.
Weight loss isn't just about how much you're working out.
There are many other factors that play into your weight and how you feel in your body.
Here are top 5 key players that you are probably overlooking in your weight loss journey:
1) Thyroid Functioning - Your thyroid plays a significant role in your metabolism. If your thyroid isn't functioning optimally, it can cause your entire body to go into a "slowed down" state. This means slowing down your metabolism, blood pressure, heart rate, hair growth, digestion, and muscle growth.
Because 27 million Americans have thyroid disease and 60% of them are undiagnosed, I encourage you to get a full thyroid panel tested - you can get it easily here. Just go to your nearest testing site, get a quick blood draw, and you'll...
Ever heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Turns out it’s true! Studies have shown that apple consumption has led to a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. One of the most important mechanisms is the positive impact of apples on the gut microbiome.
Apples have an array of polyphenols and fiber which have positive effects on intestinal health.
Improving gut health has an important impact on reducing the risk for cardiovascular diseases including improving high blood pressure. Fiber plays a large role in these health benefits as well as it protects against type 2 diabetes and obesity.
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Going back to science, a study showed that 2 apples per day for 2 weeks increased bifidobacteria in the gut and reduced pathogenic, or bad, bacteria.
Apples are known as prebiotics which create a healthy environment for probiotics to grow and flourish....