All in Gut Health & Wellness
The health benefits of oats is based around their ability to help lower bad cholesterol and the fiber they add to meals. Lower cholesterol + beta glucan fiber = SUPER heart healthy. Plus all that beta glucan from oats is perfect to feed the gut microbiome, keeping your microbes thriving and at their fullest protection potential. You microbiome helps to protect you from disease and helps you to derive the most nutrients from your food, so you always want to make sure it's nourished and ready to do work by supplying many prebiotic foods... like oats.
Brussels sprouts… most people either love them or hate them. They’re definitely a food worth loving though, because Brussels sprouts are one of the most nutrient dense vegetables you can eat! They’re an amazing prebiotic foods, with significant health benefits. There are tons of fun Brussels sprouts recipes out there that you can try too, including an amazing one in this blog post!
I've been working on this blog for a bit, jotting down words I feel need to be defined on our website and blog. I wanted to write a long story-style blog as in intro to gut health, but then I felt like this was a better approach.
Easing your stress and anxiety, decreasing inflammation, boosting natural detoxification processes of the body, restoring a healthy gut lining, and strengthening your immune system all help to keep the gut microbiome in a balanced state. Drinking herbal teas and green tea is one of the most natural ways to accomplish these things.
Here are our 18 tips for developing a healthy human microbiome in 2018! These are tips, tricks and habits from our life that have fostered a diverse, thriving, and nourished microbiome. This guide will introduce you to new diets and creative ways to start improving your gut microbiome right away!
Purple sweet potatoes are an amazing, versatile superfood. They are also an excellent source of prebiotics. Prebiotics are natural plant-based materials from foods that make it to the intestines undigested, providing a nutrient source for gut microorganisms to grow and thrive; essentially it's just nutritious microbe food.
Use this blog to learn how to recycle our jars and how to grow your own microgreens and bean sprouts in a jar! We've REALLY gotten into growing microgreens in jars lately. We've mostly been sprouting various types of lentils plus some mung beans, but we just sprouted our first batch of organic broccoli seeds, alfalfa seeds, radish seeds, and clover seeds
Probiotic is a buzzword these days, but what are probiotics and what is the best probiotic to use?