Your gut microbes are key to your health. Your immune system is just that, a system, that is found all over the body within organs, tissues and cells. However, the 1 pound of gut microbes you have in your gut are key to your immunity - they actually talk to each other! Feed them well, and you will be well. Try this prebiotic salad to boost the good gut microbes in your body.
Mix all together lightly cooked where needed & raw where possible the following :
Jerusalem artichokes, chicory leaves / root, garlic, onion, leeks, asparagus, broccoli, and if sourced, dandelion leaves. Add to taste, lettuce and/or leaves, tomatoes and other fresh herbs like parsley, mint, coriander.
Add a few flax seeds (linseeds), pistachios and other nuts.
Dress with cold pressed virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.
Deborah McTaggart is a registered nutritionist with a special interest in high energy demand, high performance, travel health, stress and sport recovery and performance. She works as a Consultant with The Resilience Institute, UK who work with global leadership to sustain high performance and long term health resilience. Deborah practices in Barnes, South West London and global via Skype and Zoom. Contact me here for further information on healthy eating, nutrition and improving your health.