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Fix Your Gut Now: Transform Your Health with These Insights

By Vanessa Crasta, Founder of Curry Fit, and Saanchi Shetty


In the premiere episode of "THE FIX," Vanessa Crasta and Saanchi Shetty reveal the secrets to a healthier gut, emphasizing its crucial role in overall well-being.



About Saanchi Shetty

Nutrition expert and lifestyle coach practicing for over 12 years, Saanchi Shetty specializes in gut health, hormone balance, combating insulin resistance, and reducing inflammation. She strives to shift food and lifestyle habits towards optimal health and healing.


The Hidden Dangers of Tadka

While traditional Indian tempering (tadka) adds flavor, it introduces unhealthy fats that can harm your gut. Opt for healthier cooking methods to preserve nutritional value.


Ghee vs. Olive Oil: The Healthy Fats Debate

Both ghee and olive oil have their merits. Ghee, rich in healthy fats, supports gut health when used in moderation. Olive oil, known for heart health benefits, offers anti-inflammatory properties. Balance is key.


Start Your Day Right: The Fat First Practice

Kickstart your metabolism with healthy fats in the morning. This practice aids in better nutrient absorption, setting a positive tone for your digestive system.


Gut Cleanse Smoothie Recipe


Gut Health Smoothie

Blend the following ingredients for a detoxifying, gut-friendly smoothie:

  • 1 cup Cucumber

  • 1 cup Celery

  • 1/2 thumb Ginger

  • 1/2 thumb Turmeric

  • 1/2 Lime

  • 1 cup Coconut water

  • 1 cup Pineapple


This refreshing drink promotes digestion and detoxifies your system. For a detailed recipe, check out this link.


Beware of "No Sugar Added" Labels

Products labeled "no sugar added" can still contain natural sugars or substitutes that affect gut health. Always read the ingredients list to make informed choices.


Manufacturers often use various names to disguise added sugars in food labels. Here are some common aliases for sugar:

  1. Sucrose

  2. High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

  3. Barley Malt

  4. Dextrose

  5. Maltose

  6. Rice Syrup

  7. Glucose

  8. Molasses

  9. Evaporated Cane Juice

  10. Agave Nectar

  11. Cane Sugar

  12. Fruit Juice Concentrate


These names can be confusing, so it's essential to read labels carefully to understand the sugar content in products.


The Gut-Brain Connection

Your gut profoundly impacts mental health through the gut-brain axis. A healthy gut can improve mood and reduce stress, showcasing the importance of gut health in overall well-being.


Conclusion

Saanchi Shetty provided us invaluable insights into improving gut health. By incorporating their advice into your daily routine, you can enhance your digestive health and overall quality of life.


For a deeper dive, watch the full episode of "THE FIX" here.


Transform your gut health today with these practical tips and enjoy the benefits of a healthier Life!



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