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5 Ways to Keep Your Gut Flora Healthy

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Here are just a few of the things you can do at home to support healthy gut flora:

 

#1 Eat a fiber rich diet

Make sure to eat plenty of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables. Think a 5 - 10 servings each day.  

#2 Avoid Processed Foods and Fast Foods

Processed, pre-made, and prepackaged foods are full of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. These chemicals are really hard on our gut flora and will negatively impact them. There isn't a single item on a fast food...

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6 Amazing Things Your Gut Flora Does to Keep You Healthy

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Gut flora are the symbiotic or beneficial bacteria that live in our gut. Gut flora are often referred to as probiotics and you have a few trillion living in your gut right now. Because gut flora play such an important role in our overall health, some scholars liken our gut flora to a “forgotten organ.” 

Here are 6 Amazing Things Gut Flora Does:

 

#1 Gut flora play a key role in nutrition by synthesizing B vitamins and vitamin K.

That's right! These little...

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