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8 Good for Your Gut Foods


There’s nothing fun about stomach and intestinal problems. If you’re one of the many people that deals with these issues on a daily basis, you know that you’d do just about anything to put this pain behind you (no pun intended).

The good news is that there are a number of different foods that can help your body effectively and painlessly digest your meals. The key is finding foods that encourage the cultivation of gut flora, or bacteria that actively assist in the digestion process…

1. Broccoli

If you were like most kids, chances are, at some point or another, you sat staring with spite at a lump of broccoli, wishing it would disappear from your plate. Unfortunately, broccoli just isn’t a favorite among youngsters.

However, broccoli is a great choice for people with intestinal problems. That’s because it contains metabolites, known as glucosinolates, which help in the digestion process by breaking down foods without causing inflammation.

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