Not only do flaxseeds contain a good source of omega-3, which is known to play a key role in gut health, they’re also an excellent source of dietary fibre, which helps ease constipation.
2. Dark chocolate
Love chocolate? Then we have a good news for you. Did you know that the higher the cocoa percentage, the better it is for your gut? Cocoa contains polyphenols and eating it regularly promotes optimal gut-health and other health benefits such as low blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
3. Dairy or Lactose-free Yoghurt
Most dairy-free yoghurts are made of almond, soy or rice milk, and they’re much easier for people to digest than their dairy counterparts. These days, a lot of dairy-free yoghurts also contain gut-loving live active cultures such as S. Thermophilus, L. Bulgaricus, L. Acidophilus and Bifidobacteria.
Mangoes have been shown to keep the good bacteria in your gut alive. In fact, incorporating a mango a day into your diet could improve your gut health, while reducing body fat and controlling blood sugar.
Aside from being a good source of protein and fibre, it’s rich in probiotics, which mean it can also help to treat intestinal disorders. No wonder the Japanese love drinking them.
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