Healing our digestion is an important component to relieving symptoms of PCOS. There are so many ways we can support our digestion and heal our gut. The most important thing is to use the foods we take into our bodies as medicine for healing.
In our recent Monthly Training, Robin Nielsen discussed how the process of cooking foods at home allows the body to prepare enzymes for digestion. Take the time fully chew our food before swallowing allows us to reap the full benefit of what the food has to offer.
In moderation, fermented foods can be a great aid to support digestion. If you are not familiar with fermented foods like kimchi or kombucha they might take some time to get used to.
Fermented foods tend to have a strong flavor and in the case of kimchi – spicy!
If one has symptoms of inflammation, you’ll want to avoid using fermented foods in excess as they can increase heat in the body.
Benefits of Fermented Foods for Your Gut
Fermented foods are made by allowing the natural sugars found in the food to interact with bacteria to change the chemical structure of the foods.
Here are some of the benefits they bring:
- Fermented foods have a longer shelf life and can make nutrients more absorbable as they break down over time.
- Offer a dose of probiotics as well as boosting immunity and improving