Keeping a healthy lifestyle can have a positive effect on your gut. What you eat can alter the composition of your gut microbiome, so eating a healthy balanced diet can be hugely beneficial to your gut. Try eating lots of fibre-rich foods such as fruit and vegetables, and foods rich in friendly bacteria such as yogurt and kefir.
The easiest way to maintain good gut health is to make a healthy lifestyle part of your routine.
Try starting your day with a gut-friendly breakfast,
We recommend: adding a sachet of VSL#3 to a bowl of fat-free Greek style yoghurt topped with berries, banana, toasted oats or sugar-free granola and a generous squeeze of honey.
This wholesome combination gives your gut a healthy dose of poly-biotic goodness, mixed with antioxidants, fibre, and slow-releasing energy to help keep you going all morning.
Another factor that can greatly influence gut health is exercise. Scientific research has shown that regular exercise can increase the diversity of your gut microbiome, which can positively affect your health.
If you struggle to fit in enough exercise with your busy lifestyle, try these easy changes to incorporate exercise into your routine:
If you are looking for something a bit more challenging, try: