When your gut is healthy, your skin can benefit immensely. Let’s dive into the specifics — what is the secret?
Research continues to grow about the impact our guts have on our overall health.
A lot happens in the gut. It’s where our immune system lives. It also metabolizing hormones, neutralizes pathogens, sends neurotransmitters, and makes nutrients. Our guts are a full-time job.It makes sense that the gut also helps our skin get that glowy, clear appearance.
So, how do we heal our guts and clear our skin?
One way to start is by using probiotics.
Probiotics are live bacteria that we can consume through supplements and/or certain foods. They help support gut health, immunity, and our overall gut well-being. It’ll help heal and promote wellness within the body — which improves the condition of the skin.
The best thing you can do to start healing your gut is to introduce probiotics to your diet. Try foods rich in probiotics or supplements while maintaining a well-balanced diet. Healthy eating is good for your overall health and can help you achieve the clean, fresh complexion you want.
Professionals recommend eating probiotic-rich/fermented foods or adding a supplement to your diet.
When it comes to a well-balanced diet, lean towards healthy fats, fermented foods, and vitamin-rich fruits and vegetables. And, remember, when taking a probiotic supplement, always follow the directions labeled on the bottle to get the full effect! Some require refrigeration and some should be taken on an empty stomach.
Aside from probiotics, there are also prebiotics to aid in gut health. Prebiotics are a type of fiber that act as food for bacteria within the gut. Prebiotics support good bacteria, which make for a healthy gut. You can find them in high-fiber foods, like: chicory root, garlic, onions, leeks, asparagus, bananas, barley, oats, apples, cocoa, flaxseed, seaweed, and wheat bran.
Some of these foods might already be a part of your diet! If not, start adding them to your meals. This will help heal your gut and make for healthy skin.
The bottom line is — to heal your skin, you must first work on healing your gut. You’ll feel the effects in so many different areas. But if you’re specifically targeting the skin, the tips and details in this post are a great way to start your journey.
Your gut affects much of your body. By knowing the right way to heal your gut, your body and your skin can only benefit long term. Do it for you and your body!
So, along with your favorite skincare products, start your gut healing journey and see how your skin can benefit, too! Happy healing!
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