People Who Live Past 100 Years Share One Thing In Common

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  • Eat plenty of fibre-rich vegetables, such as artichokes, asparagus, lentils and onions. Fibre promotes good gut bacteria and strengthens the gut walls. As a result, microbes will struggle to escape into the body.
  • Eat fermented food. This includes yoghurt, kefir, sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha and pickles. Fermented food is high in natural microbes that help fight pathogens. Avoid pasteurised fermented food. That one lost all its good bacteria.
  • Take probiotics. These microbe-rich supplements help restore the natural balance of your gut bacteria. Even though they’re not classified as medicine, speak to your doctor beforehand.
  • Aside from diet and supplements, a good night’s sleep, low stress, regular exercise and hydration are crucial to keeping your gut healthy.

“All disease begins in the gut.”–Hippocrates of Kos (460 BCE)



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Younes Henni, PhD

Younes Henni, PhD

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