Limit Inflammatory Foods

Foods that are fried, high in added sugar and highly processed promote inflammation in your GI tract, and can decrease the diversity of your gut microbiome. Try limiting these foods as much as possible from your daily diet. Here are some examples of inflammatory foods that you should consume in limited quantities.

  • Refined starch and sugar (soda, candy)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Fried foods
  • Refined flour
  • Artificial additives
  • MSG
  • Saturated fats (butter, whole milk)
  • Processed meats
  • Trans fat
  • Margarine
  • Alcohol
  • Artificial sweeteners
  • Aspartame
  • Fast food