Holistic Nutritionist, Elissa Goodman sat in with the Better Together team and shared so much on how we can live our best, healthiest lives and heal our gut. Elissa revealed her favorite supplements for those with Celiac Disease, Hashimoto’s, or who want amazing overall gut health; so we broke it down for you below.
PROBIOTICS – Genuine Health Advanced Health 50 Billion (take 2 capsules)
Elissa told us that everyone needs a good probiotic and she likes this one because it doesn’t have to be refrigerated.
HELPS REPAIR GUT – Thorne L-Glutamine 500 mg to repair your intestinal lining (take a minimum of 1000 mg)
L-Glutamine improves gastrointestinal and immune health. It can help treat Leaky Gut and ulcers. It supports brain health and may improve IBS symptoms and diarrhea. It also supports overall metabolic and heart health.
SUPPLEMENT FOR LOWERING INFLAMMATION – Thorne Curcumin Phytosome (take a minimum of 1000 mg)
Curcumin is a spice and a polyphenol with anti-inflammatory properties and the ability to increase the amount of antioxidants that the body produces.
ENZYME TO BREAK-DOWN GLUTEN – Enzymedica Glutenease Enzyme
If you have issues with Celiac Disease or are gluten-sensitive this enzyme can help! Elissa takes this if she is eating gluten and it helps her body break it down.
FOR HEART, BONE HEALTH + IMMUNE SUPPORT – Quicksilver Liposomal Vitamin D3 + K2 (2 pumps a day)
Vitamin D is KEY for immune health and the majority of us have too low vitamin D levels. This supplement is a liquid which absorbs more easily into the body.
BONE BROTH FOR GUT HEALTH – Brodo Bone Broth from NYC
Elissa told us that this is the exact bone broth she uses to help keep her gut happy and healed. Bone broth helps to decrease inflammation in your gut and improve the tissues that line your gut. Bone broth contains gut healing gelatin, which helps you digest food by increasing hormones and gastric juices in your gut.
TEA FOR STRESS & LOWERING INFLAMMATION – Organic India Tulsi Tea
Elissa said that this tea is great for stress reduction and lowering inflammation in your gut.
MAGNESIUM FOR REGULAR BOWEL MOVEMENTS + BETTER SLEEP – BiOptimizers Magnesium (take 2-3 capsules before bed) Use code ELISSA10
Magnesium is essential for mood regulation and stress resistance. It helps maintain the body’s stress-response by controlling hormones that reduce or elevate stress. Also, helps with digestion and keeps you regular.