Do you smoothie prep? If you’re new to the meal prep world, we’re here to help. Check out the recipe below to discover how you can take high protein gut health to-go.
Cultured Dairy: The Nutrition Benefits You Actually Need to Know
With increasing research linking the correlation between probiotics, gut health, and immunity, it’s no secret that the integrity of our gut is vital to our health. Although additional factors such as stress, antibiotic usage, and individual health conditions can contribute to the condition of our gut, a focus on healthy food choices is one of the easiest ways to support the microbiome.
Several studies have shown a strong association between the gut-brain-microbiota. Probiotics introduced to the gut have been found to support immunity, improve allergies, and improve digestion.
Studies have shown that reduced diversity of healthy gut bacteria during early years is associated with an increase in food allergies during school-age years. In addition, kefir made from whole fat milk helps absorb key nutrients such as Vitamins A, D, E, and K. Vitamin K is important because it helps your bones absorb calcium. It’s important to know that kefir contains a special trio: vitamin D, K, and calcium – all three crucial elements to support bone health.
- 5 cups strawberries
- 5 cups blueberries
- 5 cups mangos - chopped
- 5 scoops vanilla protein powder
- 5 scoops collagen
- 5 scoops greens superfood powder
- Favorite flavor of kefir
- Divide 1 cup or scoop of each ingredient into 5 different bags and freeze
- When ready to use, dump all ingredients from bag into blender, pour in a cup of your favorite flavor of kefir and blend until smooth
- Take on-the-go and enjoy