10 WAYS TO HEAL YOUR 'LEAKY GUT'

Eat an anti-inflammatory diet

Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can help support the healing of a leaky gut.

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Choose healthy fats

There's growing evidence suggesting healthy fats—especially anti-inflammatory omega-3s—are beneficial for our gut health.

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Incorporate fermented foods

Eating fermented foods is great for your gut because they have something called probiotics—these are like friendly little bacteria.

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Consider a probiotic supplement

If you struggle to eat plenty of probiotic-rich foods (like yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and kimchi), you may want to consider taking probiotic supplements.

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Prioritize fiber-fortified foods

According to the USDA, you should aim to consume 14 grams of fiber per every 1,000 calories of food.

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Minimize stress

Even stress has a big effect on your gut health, making it kind of like a team effort between your mind and your digestive system.

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Increase your intake of dried fruits

Increasing the intake of dried fruits may be beneficial for individuals with leaky gut.

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Indulge in healthier-for-you desserts

It all comes down to making better choices when dessert or snack time rolls around.

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Limit alcohol

Lifestyle changes including reducing stress, increasing sleep, and limiting alcohol can also aid in healing leaky gut

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Try collagen powder

Collagen is gaining popularity for gut health. Collagen is made up of different amino acids like glycine, lysine, and cysteine.

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