9 Superfoods That Might Improve Your Health

With winter just around the corner, it’s time we all started to look after ourselves a little bit more. Here are nine foods well-known for helping our bodies, based on information from prevention.com. But keep in mind, this is just a guide and each autoimmune patient has individual needs.

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1. Yogurt

Providing you can eat dairy without any side effects, the natural probiotics found in yogurt are great for keeping the gastrointestinal tract healthy and in order. Opt for ones without added sugar or sweeteners if possible.

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2. Oats and Barley

Adding oats to your diet in the winter is easy, you can start your day with a hot bowl of oatmeal and you can switch barley for rice with your evening meal. Both of these grains are gentle on the stomach and are high in antioxidants–important for fighting off those winter bugs.

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