Gut Check in the New Year: Restore Gut Health After the Holidays
The new year gives the gift of a fresh slate - a time to refocus on new goals and possibilities. A new beginning should leave us brimming with energy and excitement for all that lies ahead. So why do you feel sluggish and physically unmotivated? While there are many factors at play, chances are it comes down to your gut health.
Before committing to ambitious New Year's resolutions, consider prepping your mind and body first. Think about it: can you really embrace new lifestyle changes if you're feeling down and your body is susceptible to illness? Maybe. But chances are you’ll be more successful with a healthy, balanced body. It's gut-check time.
Why Focus on Gut Health After the Holidays?
Gut health can suffer during the holidays due to overeating, excess sugar, and alcohol, stress, illness, or antibiotics. These factors disrupt the delicate balance of your gut microbiome, which weakens immunity, nutrient absorption, mood, and energy. So, if you’ve spent the holidays overindulging or nursing yourself back to health, it’s time to give your gut some love. Remember, gut health is more than just digestion – it’s the foundation for a healthy and happy life.
Ever wondered where the immune system resides? A staggering 70-80% of our immune cells live in the gut! A diverse gut microbiome supports the immune system to keep us healthy and protected against pathogens. And let’s not forget the strong gut-brain connection. More and more studies are proving how intestinal health influences mental health. Imbalanced guts can manifest in anxiety and depression. Finally, a balanced gut properly absorbs nutrients to support energy levels, hormones, and sleep cycles. A healthy gut truly is the secret to living your best life.
How to Restore Gut Health
- Eat more fiber and produce
- Limit sugar and alcohol
- Moderate portions (avoid overeating)
- Consume fermented foods
- Get proper sleep
- Stay hydrated
- Exercise regularly
- Take Probiotics+™ Supplements
Restoring gut health isn’t a quick “set it and forget it” fix. It’s a commitment to a healthy lifestyle. It can take 2-4 weeks to notice a difference after focusing on gut-healthy habits. Be patient and consistent. For additional support, turn to the power of probiotics and gut health supplements. With a balanced microbiome, you'll feel energized and ready to take on those New Year's resolutions. It's time for a gut check and a fresh start!
Additional Gut Health Supplements
If you’re ready to take extra steps to ensure your gut health stays on track, consider the following supplements:
Intestinal Cleanser Kit is recommended for use twice a year to reset intestinal health and promote the removal of toxins. This two-part cleanser promotes digestive health, bowel regularity, abdominal weight loss, and relief from bloating and gas.
Gastril™ is a great addition for anyone who suffers from bloating and flatulence. Activated charcoal, peppermint leaves, spearmint leaves, anise, fennel seeds, and ginger root work together to promote the relief of uncomfortable gas and support healthy digestion.
Aloe Vera Gel Complex™ is a natural alternative for supporting reduced symptoms of acid reflux. Aloe vera and slippery elm bark work together to promote reduced inflammation of the digestive tract and soothe the stomach and intestines, promoting reduced discomfort throughout the GI tract. This natural combination also promotes cleansing and detox activity in the gut.
Enzyme Complex™ is recommended for anyone with gallbladder issues or who has had their gallbladder removed. A powerhouse of enzymes including amylase, protease, lipase, cellulase, and alpha-galactosidase, work together to support the breakdown of food. This extra digestive support promotes reduced abdominal discomfort, promotes better digestion of protein, carbs, and fats, and supports increased nutrient absorption.
Have other digestion or gut issues? Check out our full list of Gut Health & Digestion Supplements for natural support for everything from indigestion to ulcers. Not sure which supplement is right for you? Reach out directly, and we’d be happy to assist you in finding the right products to match your unique health needs.
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