Ahhhh, springtime! Birds at the feeder, little green buds peeking out of the soil and the sweet smell of the earth coming back to life. This season always feels like an opportunity to start fresh. Whether it’s eating more clean meals, starting a meditation practice or getting more exercise, there’s so much possibility in the air I can practically taste it!
That’s why I want to chat with you today about something we often overlook when we tackle our wellness goals. Our gut health!
We look to our guts when it comes to making big decisions, so why don’t we trust what they have to say about our health? Our guts can tell us when we’re sick, deficient, out of balance, stressed—you name it.
So, before diving into our big spring plans, let’s check in with our gut health. To make that easy for you, I’ve rounded up my must-have gut health resources in this handy dandy guide. You’ll find the info you need to build a strong foundation for whatever crazy sexy journey you embark on this season!
A quick note: I put this guide together as a resource you can refer back to again and again. Don’t feel like you have to digest it all in one go! Find the sections most relevant to you today and bookmark this page so it’s right there waiting when you need it.
Back to Gut Health Basics
How to Improve Your Gut Health
Only have time for one article? This one’s for you, honey! It covers the down and dirty behind exactly what’s goin’ on in that gut of yours. Click here to learn more about what gut health has to do with mental health and your immune system, plus seven tips for taking care of your terrific tummy!
3 Ways to Boost Your Digestion & Improve Gut Health
Probiotics, prebiotics and digestive enzymes. Sound like a mouthful? This article will teach you what these goodies can do to get your gut health in order. The short story is: Probiotics help keep our systems in balance, prebiotics act as a fertilizer to help grow good gut bacteria and digestive enzymes aid in breaking down food. Plus, you’ll find out how to get plenty of everything with the right foods and supplements.
Fuel for a Healthier Gut
10 Tips For Enjoying More Raw Foods
I don’t know about you, but the warmer it gets, the more I crave light, refreshing food. What better time than spring to add more raw goodness to your routine? And lucky for us, raw fruits and veggies are pros at getting our digestive health back on track. They provide tons of gut-friendly fiber that’ll have you jumping for joy in no time. Here are my ten go-to tips for gettin’ your raw on!
How to Live in Harmony With High-Fiber Foods
Speaking of fiber, here’s a great resource on all things roughage. Sometimes when folks add more fiber-filled foods to their plate, their digestive systems get a little cranky. But fiber is essential for a happy gut, so don’t write it off! Check out this article for everything you need to know to make friends with fiber.
In Defense of Whole Grains: 6 Reasons to Love Them
Our lovely grain friends get such a bad rap! But what many people don’t realize is that the fiber (yep, there’s that f-word again!) in whole grains acts as a prebiotic to promote gut health. Keep reading here to learn how you can get along with grains!