What to Keep in Your Fridge for Gut Health

Mother-in-law's kimchi. Our favorite Kimchi for this healthy kimchi fried rice!

Gut health hasn’t always been important in the health world. I remember when more information and studies about the importance of a healthy gut started becoming more mainstream. There seemed to be an instant craze and since then it’s fizzled out… but it’s no less important! If you know you should be incorporating a probiotic but just can’t seem to remember the ritual (hi, it’s me) I wanted to share some simple foods you can keep in your refrigerator to add to your meals. But first, let’s chat about the gut. Why is gut health important? The gut is sometimes referred to as the second brain. “Numerous studies in the past two decades have demonstrated links between gut health and the immune system, mood, mental health, autoimmune diseases, endocrine disorders, skin conditions, and cancer.” (Source) Bottom line: the health of your gut seems to be a good measure of your health overall. There’s a lot of talk in the health space about taking a probiotic. I’m definitely a fan of probiotics and have taken them in the past. They’re great in a pinch though if you’re anything like me, taking your vitamins gets lost in the abyss of all your other […]

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