Probiotics like yogurt get the press. But a healthy gut also depends on PREbiotics, the fiber-rich foods that good gut bacteria thrive on. Beans and greens? You bet!
Leeks are tops in promoting good gut health. Here are dozens of tasty leek recipes to thrill the palate and please your friendly microbes.
See how to make authentic Korean kimchi. Enjoy this spicy, slightly sweet fermented cabbage with stir-fries, fried rice, and as a side with roasts and grilled meats.
Don't overcook! Soft veggies are easily, quickly digested. A light touch leaves a bit more for the microbes down the line to enjoy.
Eat further down the stalks, not just the soft tips. Your gut will thank you.
Recipe of the Day
Salad with Artichokes
There 's mixed greens in this great salad, along with artichoke hearts and slices of big fat red onion. Toss with a garlicky vinaigrette dressing, top with some grated Parmesan, and you 're ready.
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