Clean Eating

FOODIE FAVES

- BY ANIKA A. SYEDA, PHOTOGRAPH­Y BY NADIA ANOCHIE

Get your gut health in gear with GI-friendly foodie finds.

Whether it’s energy support, weight loss, immunity or improving mental wellness, your gut plays a key role in many facets of your health. Feed your microbiome with these innovative gut foods that enhance your overall well-being.

1 / A BETTER BOOCH

Wildwonder brings fresh flavors to kombucha, like Guava Rose, Mango Turmeric and, our fave, sweet-but-spicy Peach Ginger. The brand donates 5% of profits to charities that empower women and marginaliz­ed communitie­s. 12 pack for $50, drinkwildw­onder.com

2 / BROTHY BOOSTER

Good gut health doesn’t stop at fermented foods and probiotics. The collagen in Bonafide Provisions Frontier Blend Bone Broth aids healthy digestion and can be an integral part of any gut-healing, anti-inflammato­ry eating plan. $12.50, bonafidepr­ovisions.com

3 / PROTEIN & PROBIOTICS

Plant-based and protein-rich with probiotics aplenty, Lightlife Original Tempeh is a must-try. Enjoy on its own or as a bacon substitute in sandwiches and salads.

$3, lightlife.com

4 / CREAMY, DREAMY DAIRY

Green Valley Creamery LactoseFre­e Organic Plain Kefir – Lowfat is probiotic-rich and lactose-poor, meaning it’ll heal your gut without upsetting your stomach. $6, shop.greenvalle­ylactosefr­ee.com

5 / SAY CHEESE!

We love Good Culture Simply Whole Milk Classic Cottage Cheese (4% milk fat) for its perfect creamy texture. $1.50, goodcultur­e.branddrive­r.com

6 / SAY YES TO YOG

Hälsa Foods Organic Strawberry Oatmilk Yogurt is a delicious dairyfree whip full of pre- and probiotics that rivals ordinary cow’s milk yogs. $30 for case of eight, shop.halsafoods.com

7 / A KOREAN CLASSIC

Enjoy the crunchy, savory Nasoya Kimchi Relish in mild right from the jar for an easy gut boost. For an extra kick, try the spicy version. $6, nasoya.com/where-to-buy-nasoya

8 / IN WITH THE UMAMI

Aspergillu­s oryzae, the main probiotic strain in miso, has been linked to reducing digestive issues. Get your fill with Abokichi OKAZU Chili Miso Condiment. $14, abokichi.com

9 / GREEN GUT-HEALER

The fire-roasted Salsa Verde from wildbrine features a medley of veggies, chiles and spices in a seasoned lime juice brine. Dollop over grilled meat, fish or tortillaba­sed meals. $7, wildbrine.com

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