How to get more variety in your diet for gut health & general wellbeing

This week’s blog is all around digestive health. We know that for digestive health and good diversity of bacteria in our guts, it’s really important to have a wide and diverse range of foods. Different colours, different textures, coming from different origins, just as much variety as you can in your diet. Try challenging yourself to eat at least 10 different new foods this week, this will open up your awareness to how many foods you already consume and maybe you can broaden that out.

We now know that 70% of the world’s foods come from 12 different plant sources and give different animal sources. We’re actually eating a really narrow range of all the foods that are available to us, tending to stick with the same ones. Sometimes coming home and having to work through a whole recipe book to figure out what to have for dinner can be daunting and almost impossible daily but, you can introduce more vegetables to a dish you make often, and we know there’s huge benefits for doing so. You can maybe introduce more plant-based proteins, get more vegetables on the plate and just find other things to add into your diet such as more nuts and seeds.

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