Gut health can be easy, natural and simple! The following article highlights three readily available fruits that can help improve your gut’s health!
What contains B1, B5, B6, anti-inflammatory effects and keeps the gut’s bad bacteria in check? It’s not multiple different fruits or vegetables, it’s the tiny blackish-blue blackcurrant. Gut health is all about maintaining balance. An influx of bad bacteria can result in bloating, diarrhoea, and in severe cases rashes and other irritants. Blackcurrant can soothe these symptoms of overgrown bad bacteria through its anti-inflammatory properties. This includes something a bloated stomach, and with its chlorhexidine properties, found in body washes blackcurrant can reduce and eliminate bad bacteria.
Raspberries are available in an array of colours containing vitamin B, E, K, copper, magnesium and more, to improve your gut and your skin’s youthful appearance. The high fibre content allows easy bowel movement in the gut which in turn results in fewer stomach pains, bloating and constipation. The ellagic acid properties of raspberry are useful to fight against bad bacteria. This antioxidant fights bad bacteria and germs which cause the entire body to deteriorate if not treated, including cold and or flu-like symptoms and sleep disturbances which would otherwise be attributed to being tired or sick when in reality there is a disturbance of the gut.
Everything about beetroot is good for your gut. Its deep rich reddish-pink colour is all thanks to its phytochemicals properties. These phytochemicals contain anti-inflammatory properties providing relief to the gut and the lower bowel. The inflammation is felt at the lower bowel and is the result of a viral infection. The anti-inflammatory properties of beetroot go beyond the gut and can provide joint pain relief in other areas of the body. Beetroot also contains probiotics! Probiotics can also be found in buttermilk and pickles,and help maintain good bacteria.
In summary, Gut health can be easy and simple! A healthy body starts within the gut. There are many different fruits and vegetables which contain a myriad of vitamins to help fight off bad bacteria, and promote healthy gut function. Hopefully, the following article has illustrated that the benefits derived from fruits and vegetable for gut health are not solely from within the fruit but also from their colour.