restoring your gut: foods to eat for a healthy microbiome

If you’re concerned that your unhealthy gut is contributing to your symptoms, no need to worry any longer! There are many ways to improve the health of your gut.

Here are some ways to restore your gut microbiome:

  • Consume a variety of fruits and vegetables
  • Eat prebiotic fiber
  • Consume fermented foods
  • Take probiotics
  • Eat a mostly plant-based diet
  • Eat foods rich in polyphenols, such as green tea, almonds, blueberries, and broccoli
  • Consume less artificial sweeteners 
  • Reduce stress by implementing stress management habits
  • Get better quality sleep
  • Exercise regularly 
  • Take antibiotics only when necessary
  • Switch up your cleaning products with ones that are non-toxic

What foods contribute to a healthy microbiome?

  • Fermented foods:
    • Kefir
    • Kimchi
    • Coconut yogurt
    • Kombucha
    • Miso
    • Sauerkraut
  • Wild salmon
  • Grass-fed meats
  • Non-starchy vegetables, such as asparagus, carrots, garlic, artichoke, leeks, onions, and radishes
  • Non-starchy fruits, such as avocados, apples, cherries, grapefruit, kiwi, oranges, nectarines, and coconut
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Olive oil and avocado oil
  • Chickpeas and lentils
  • Herbs and spices