Is your gut not treating you well these days? The stomach struggle is real and so is "pandemic poop" -- you're not alone in your digestion issues! The Doctors are here to help and sharing 2 foods you can easily add to your diet that may improve your gut health.
Walnuts are known as a popular heart-healthy snack food, but these nuts could also help your gut and promote that ever-important good-for-you bacteria.
ER physician Dr. Travis Stork calls walnuts "a great twofer treat" and notes improved gut bacteria may help with maintaining healthy body weight, improving heart health, and possibly even improving mental health. In addition to walnuts, he says foods high in fiber and healthy fats will also help to improve the gut bacteria lining your stomach.
Another great food to help with digestion is ginger. The Doctors share a tasty shot of health (which you can make at home with just 4 ingredients) to help to soothe an upset stomach and improve your digestion issues. Dr. Travis says ginger can also help with nausea and acid reflux. The shot of health -- seen in the video below -- is made with ginger, almond milk, strawberries, and banana and is another great way to let food be your medicine!
Interested in even more ways to improve your gut health, check out Dr. Travis' best-selling book, "The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life."
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