Fermented foods like yoghurt, kefir, kimchi, sauerkraut, and tempeh contain probiotics, which are live bacteria that can help restore the balance of gut bacteria. Add oats, muesli or berries to your bowl of yoghurt to enjoy a refreshing summer breakfast.
Fruits and vegetables are rich in fiber, which helps keep your digestive system running smoothly.
Garlic is the most easy-to-consume prebiotic food (prebiotics are foods that contain fibre that nourish the good bacteria in your gut) that also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. It acts as a prebiotic by promoting the growth of the good bacteria Bifidobacteria in the gut. Some other prebiotic foods include fibre-rich foods such as asparagus, bananas, onions, leeks, and oats.
Nuts and seeds are rich in fibre, healthy fats, and other nutrients that can promote good gut health.
Whole grains like millets, brown rice, quinoa, and whole wheat contain fiber, vitamins, and minerals that are good for gut health.
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‘La Vacanza ranges from metallic miniskirts and sexy bikinis, to butterfly rings and printed pieces inspired by the Versace SS ’95 collection,’ says Dua Lipa in the press note.
‘I love the summer and for me this collection celebrates the very best of that time of year. Gorgeous colors, fun prints, and light silhouettes. Dua loves fashion, I love music,’ says Donatella Versace, in the note. This collection marks the first time the fashion house has opened up the design process to a collaborator in this way.
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(FILES) Water depth indicators sit on dry land at Pykes Creek Reservoir in Ballan, Australia, some 60 kilometers west of Melbourne on November 14, 2006. More than half of the world's largest lakes and reservoirs are dwindling and placing humanity's future water security at risk, with climate change and unsustainable consumption the main culprits, according to a study by University of Colorado Boulder researchers. (AFP)
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This combination of photos show, from left, Daiquiri cocktail, a Manhattan, an Old Fashioned, a Poker cocktail and a Rum Old Fashioned cocktail. (Callum Duffy via AP) (AP)
This image shows a Daiquiri cocktail. The basic Daiquiri is a model of simplicity and balance. Variations date to at least the late 1880s, but it was during the early 1900s in Havana that the drink became the icon of white rum, lime juice and sugar we know today. (Callum Duffy via AP) (AP)
This image shows a Rum Old Fashioned cocktail. The Rum Old Fashioned is a warm weather take on the classic. Just substitute 2½ ounces white rum and ½ ounce aged rum for the bourbon in the classic Old Fashioned. (Callum Duffy via AP) (AP)
This image shows a Poker Cocktail. The Poker Cocktail is rum’s answer to the Manhattan, just substitute 2 ounces white rum for the rye, increase the sweet vermouth to 1 ounce and replace the cherry with ¼ ounce agave or simple syrup. (Callum Duffy via AP) (AP)
This image shows an Old Fashioned cocktail. The Old Fashioned began life at least 150 years ago as little more than whiskey with a sugar cube and cocktail bitters, sometimes a splash of water. This is the drink for people who like whiskey and like it strong. (Callum Duffy via AP) (AP)
This image shows a Manhattan cocktail. There are numerous origin stories for the Manhattan, but all of them place its birth in the late 1800s and in the New York City borough for which it is named. From the start, it has been a simple mix of rye, sweet vermouth and bitters. Somewhere along the line, the maraschino cherry became a must-have, taking the place of the simple syrup sometimes added. (Callum Duffy via AP) (AP)
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