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6 Healthy Snacks to Support Gut Health

Nuts, like pistachios, make an excellent snack choice because they’re shelf-stable, portable, and can be paired with sweet and savory ingredients. 

Pistachios

Kefir can be used as a base for smoothies, which can be made with other nutritious foods known to support digestion, like frozen berries and flax seeds.

Kefir Smoothie 

Avocados are a rich source of fiber, providing 9.25 g per 136-gram avocado (about one medium avocado), and can help you meet your daily needs for this important nutrient.

Avocado Toast

While apples are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and protective plant compounds, they’re low in protein and healthy fats. 

Apple and Peanut Butter

Though oats are most commonly consumed at breakfast time, they can be enjoyed as a hearty snack any time of day.

Overnight Oats

They’re also rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds, like polyphenols, which may help regulate intestinal inflammation and promote a healthy gut environment.

Chia Pudding 

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