According to the latest media headlines there is a growing body of research to suggest that people with poor gut health are at higher risk of suffering severe COVID-19. It’s well know that the gut microbiome can help support the immune system, but it has also been linked to inflammation, heart health and lowering the risk of developing diabetes, all of which are increased risk factors for COVID-19. The research is not suggesting that having a healthy gut will make us immune, but that better gut health could lower the risk of becoming more severely ill. And as it could be some time until a vaccine is available, it’s worth thinking about looking after our digestive health.

Click here to read the full article about how 120 leading British scientists have called on the Government and their scientific advisors to evaluate this further.

A healthy gut is achieved through eating a balanced and varied diet rich in leafy vegetables, fruit, wholegrains, legumes, nuts and seeds but there are various foods, drinks and supplements that your customers can add into their daily routine, from pre & probiotics through to fermented foods such as apple cider vinegar, miso and kombucha that can stimulate ‘good’ gut bacteria and keep the digestive system healthy.

See below for some of our top gut friendly product picks.

Bio&Me Raspberry & Beetroot Gut Loving Granola,360g
Bio&Me Gut-loving Granola is packed with 15 fabulous fruits, vegetables, wholegrains, legumes, nuts & seeds. This prebiotic granola gives your biome the diversity it loves to help it thrive.
Order Code: 701076 – RSP £4.59

Bimuno Daily High Fibre
Supplement, 30s

Bimuno® is a daily supplement containing a unique active ingredient, B-GOS® which naturally feeds and stimulates the growth of good bacteria in the gut. Scientists are finding that maintaining a good balance of bacteria in the gut is essential to our health and well-being.
Order Code: 46156- RSP £11.99

Higher Nature
Pro Intensive Extra, 30s

Higher Nature Pro Intensive Extra formula offers comprehensive support for hectic lifestyles and is ideal for those experiencing troublesome bloating, wind, constipation, IBS or frequent infections.
Order Code: 701419 – RSP £21.00

Equinox Kombucha Organic
Original Soft Drink, 275ml

Equinox Organic Kombucha tea is the grown-up soft drink that’s hard to resist. Craft brewed the traditional way, Equinox Organic Kombucha is a thirst thrill for your palate: Full of naturally occurring vitamins, acids, and beneficial bacteria, known to promote a healthy gut and digestion.
Order Code: 75493 – RSP £2.05

Our Digestive Health Buying Guide is packed full of the latest top-selling and innovative gut health products. It also includes the latest category data, market insights and information from industry experts Dr Megan Rossi, Founder of Bio&Me, FODMAP expert Fody Foods and prebiotic specialist Bimuno.

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