Did you know that you have over 100 trillion bacteria living inside you right now, who rely on you every minute of every day to survive and thrive. Their role is to keep you healthy, while your role is to keep them healthy, a symbiotic relationship of the greatest proportions.
They help us to:
In addition, it is believed that 70% of our immune system cells live within the gut which makes the microbiome very important when talking about ways to support our immune system health.
What alters our gut microbiota?
So what can we do to ensure that we are supporting our gut microbiota?
There are a few ways in which we can support a wide diversity of bacteria within our gut including:
Let's look at a very simple way that we can make fermented vegetables, with a household staple, in minutes to support our gut microbiome.
Try and rotate through different types of fermented foods throughout the month. As mentioned each one will provide you with different types of bacteria that will be beneficial for your long term health.
Wishing you a week filled with happiness and health,
Debbie Vanderboom ❤
Debbie Vanderboom is a Nutritional Advisor, Natural Juice Therapist and foodie who loves using fresh, wholesome food to nourish the body. Educating her clients on the importance of choosing healthy foods on a daily basis is her focus. She provides her clients with recipes, resources and meal plans to help develop healthy eating habits for life.