Eating for a Healthy Gut

Eating a diet with a variety of plant based foods will help the body to produce a healthy microbiome (lots of good bacteria) and make you feel amazing!

What are plant based foods?

  • Fruits – try eating a variety and a different one every day
  • Vegetables – try experimenting with cooking different vegetables
  • Seeds and nuts – in porridge, on cereal, added to home made bread..
  • Beans, and lentils – in salads, in casseroles or chilli
  • Pasta
  • Whole grain cereals, quinoa, rice varieties, oats, barley, millet

Top Tips

  • Encourage ‘good bacteria’ by eating a range of plant based foods
  • Veggies – try grating and adding to sandwiches, salads, dinners
  • Fruit – add to cereal or porridge, eat as a ‘snack’ add to salads
  • Seeds and nuts – add to everything!
  • Wholegrains cereals, pasta – so many choices to try!
  • Eat fermented foods to encourage ‘good bacteria’
  • Sauerkraut eat straight out of the jar! – use in sandwiches – as an accomplimant to a meal
  • Kefir – as a drink, yogurt, milk, quark..

Sourdough bread
Have fun making your own or go to the supermarket

Limit or ditch processed foods-make it easier for the gut to digest foods

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