7 Essential Foods for Your Gut

Fill your belly with these foods to catapult your immune system.

By Leah Zerbe

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Greek yogurt is good for your gut.Greek Yogurt

The Benefit: Like kefir, Greek yogurt also serves as a potent dairy-based probiotic, and also boasts 15 to 20 grams of protein per 6-ounce serving and amino acids that will jump-start your metabolism.

Healthy Tip: Some companies market “Greek style” yogurt products that are nothing more than regular yogurt containing additives like gelatin and milk solids to thicken the consistency. For true Greek yogurt, check the ingredients list. It should only read: Milk and cultures.

Learn more: 9 Foods that Boost the Immune System.

Photo: (cc) Janine/Flickr

 
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