Firstly, what you are about to read is not about how to achieve the “perfect beach body” (your body is already perfect), it’s about how to nourish your body and mind so that you can have the best time through the summer and on your holiday, in your body. Eat more vegetables than you think you need to Of course this is always important, but it’s something that can easily be forgotten on holiday. If you're abroad, it's a perfect opportunity to try local fruits and vegetables you’ve never had before, or add a few veggie sides to your order...
So what is gut health and why is it so important? We asked Nutritionist Hannah Trueman to explain... Gut health refers to the physiological state and function of the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract (GIT) and encompasses every structure, organ and process your food encounters along its journey into, through and out of your body.
We asked Nutritionist Hannah Trueman for her top tips on what to eat to best support gut health. Here's what she had to say... Sauerkraut and kimchi: Fermented foods may have a beneficial effect on your digestive health. The fermentation process means these products are rich in lactic acid and beneficial bacteria and, as they are already partially broken down, they are easier to digest and the nutrients they contain are more readily available.