Find Your Foods

Which foods digest best — right now?

Ultimately, only one person can know the foods you’ll digest best today — you.

In cases of chronic illness, food intolerance is often high. Therefore, finding the best diet for you is not as simple as trusting a test — which can be highly inaccurate — or trusting a fad diet, either.

Find what seems to work for you now, and then improve your gut health so you can tolerate more foods down the road.

Expand your menu — including the foods you love to eat — by healing your gut.

The first step is to find what makes you feel best today, now, in this moment.

What About Tests?

There are several upstart, more obscure laboratory tests that claim to tell you what you can and cannot eat.

However, many of these tests are very new, sometimes take months to complete, can be filled with inaccuracies and false results, and sometimes require loads of work and commitment to participate in. They can also be quite expensive.

Furthermore, any test result is only a snapshot in time.

Keep in mind that food sensitivities are frequently reversed — especially when gut health is addressed from a holistic standpoint. No test should represent a final say about your digestion.

Do This For Yourself

It doesn’t need to be difficult — to determine which foods work best right now.

It’s this simple: eliminate a few food groups for a while (one at a time) and monitor your symptoms.

With a few simple suggestions, you may find that no practitioner, doctor, or test can determine your “right now diet” better than you can.

Food Won’t Fix Bad Gut Problems

Above all, remember: Food is important, but it likely won’t fix gut dysbiosis alone. The first step — to remove irritating foods — is only temporary.

Restrictive diets often lead to ever-increasing dietary restriction — as gut health worsens further.

GOAL: To improve gut health, so that you can digest more foods, well — not fewer foods, worse.

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1 — Your Current Diet
2 — Carbs
3 — Protein
4 — Fats
5 — Fiber
6 — More Thoughts
7 — Summary

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