Amy Shah, MD, an Ivy League-trained, double board certified physician, is one of the few doctors who masterfully integrates mainstream medicine with Eastern thought and a mind-body approach. This week, we're thrilled to share Dr. Shah's expertise in a new series on total gut health. To learn more, head to her new mindbodygreen course: The 7-Day Gut Reset: How To Get Your Digestion Back On Track In Just One Week.
The gut is currently an area of intense scientific research and discovery. But although we're learning a lot about the gut, we're not yet entirely sure of the best ways to regulate it. Still, there are a few foods and supplements that we know might help—and I'm sharing them with you here.
Note: You'll see that my recommendations are more diet-related than focused on supplements. That's because most experts agree that the gut responds better to real, whole foods than supplement pills.