While the enzymes, vitamins and antioxidants in vegetables are extremely beneficial, they’re useless if your body can’t process them. In the beginning of your digestive journey, when you’re working on rebuilding your gut flora and strengthening the intestinal lining, raw vegetables aren’t the best thing.
Too often, your body ends up spending more energy digesting these foods than they receive from them. As you work on strengthening your digestive system, take it easy with raw veggies.
Here are a few ways you can get the benefits of cruciferous vegetables without the gas and bloating…
● Ferment your veggies to unlock their nutrients, check out phickle for some great recipes
● Juice them
● Lightly steam, saute or roast your veggies and top with a bit of coconut oil or ghee for better nutrient absorption
● Blend them into a smoothie
● Chew your veggies thoroughly, at least 20 times before swallowing
● Digestive enzymes help me when I eat foods that might cause gas or bloating
Over time as you build up your microbiome and repair the lining of the intestines it’ll be much easier to process raw vegetables. These things take time so be patient with yourself and don’t let the process stop you from enjoying these health promoting vegetables.
Add all ingredients to your blender and process until super smooth.
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