Nutrition’s Abigail Basson shares tips for gut health improvement

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NewsweekAbigail Basson, registered dietitian and instructor at the School of Medicine, discussed some of the methods for improving gut health with simple daily changes. “Firstly, stay hydrated by drinking adequate amounts of water throughout the day—this supports digestion and nutrient absorption,” she said. “Effectively limit and manage stress because chronic stress can also affect gut health. You can engage in stress-reducing activities, such as meditation, deep-breathing exercises, yoga or hobbies that bring you joy.”