As the cooler months approach, it's not uncommon for us to seek out warmth and comfort from food (4 cheese gnocchi anyone? 🙏) Comfort foods aside, balance is key and we all know how important it is to providing our body with the nutrients it needs to stay well and healthy and protect ourselves from pesky germs.
You may be surprised to know, but roughly 70% of your immune system is found in your gut! Our gut and immune system are like two peaches in a pod, which is why we want to take extra good care of our gut health during the chilly season.
During Winter, there are some key steps that we can follow to make sure we give our immune system the best chance of fighting off nasties (cold and flu - stay away pls!).
Here are a Dietitian’s top tips to boost your gut health during the colder months.