Your total well being and your health is affected by the core: the gut. You might have heard people saying, 'start listening to your body,' which means start listening to your gut. It is also recognized as the second brain due to its ability to control hormone production, digestion, skin health, mental health and even toxic elimination. Taking care of this mechanism may seem puzzling, but it's totally worth the effort. Plus, a few simple steps can go a long way.
And that's why we have put together a list of 10 gut-friendly food recipes. Give these a try and your gut will thank you!
This Gujarati tea-time snack is made with bajra or pearl millet, which is considered a superfood. It is mildly spiced, steamed and also easy to make with minimum ingredients.
Sprouts improve your digestive health due to the amount of fibre it contains. To make this salad you just have to toss everything in a bowl and enjoy!
A recipe you can cook on a hot summer afternoon is this refreshing kanji, which you can have ready in a few minutes.
Chilled beetroot soup
Beetroots are anti-inflammatory in nature and are loaded with fibre. Having a bowl of this chilled soup could do wonders to your body. Plus, it's pretty pink colour and perfect for the gram too.
You can never miss a beat with this classic. Curd rice is enjoyed by everyone due to its simplicity and is perfect for the summers.
Koshimbir is a Maharashtrian salad, in which different vegetables like cucumber, onion, tomato or a combination of these are mixed along with some portion of curd. You can eat this as an accompaniment or just dig into a bowl full of it. The veggies and curd go along well and you can pair it with anything you want, a paratha, some rice or also with crackers.
Ice apples are everyone's favourite summer fruit! They are sweet, juicy and can cure stomach burns. A glass full of this sherbet is enough to keep you energised through the day.
Jaggery helps with digestion and is a great source of energy. In this recipe, it is clubbed with basil seeds making it the ultimate tipple for you to enjoy.
A carrot smoothie is easy to make. Blend in everything and pour it into a glass and enjoy.
This smoothie has everything essential, apple, banana, spinach and cucumber, all topped with the refreshing flavour of kiwi. You definitely cannot go wrong with this one.
That's an extensive list, right? Try them out and your gut will thank you!
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