Master, Doctor Huynh Hoai Phuong (Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Surgical Center, Tam Anh General Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City) said that when the digestive system operates smoothly, immune function develops and regulates the digestive system.

Dr. Phuong advises that foods that help maintain intestinal health and the immune system should be eaten regularly.

Drink enough water: Depending on body weight, age, gender, working environment, and health status, you need to supplement water accordingly.

Fiber-rich foods: Fiber is found in dark green vegetables (broccoli, spinach, kale), beets, apples, strawberries, oranges, bananas, mangoes, chia seeds, and whole grains.

The body regularly eliminates toxins to avoid toxins from waste seeping into the blood.

Adults should supplement 20-30 g of fiber per day, prioritizing foods of natural origin, specifically: eat at least 2 servings of fruit;

Adding enough fiber every day helps the digestive system operate smoothly.

Foods rich in healthy fats: Essential nutrients that help maintain a healthy body, often found in meat, fish, milk, eggs, nuts, butter, vegetable oils… Not only do they create

However, people only use a sufficient amount and prioritize unsaturated fats such as omega-3, omega-6 (found in salmon, mackerel, sardines, tuna, walnuts, macadamia nuts, and seeds).

Fermented foods: These are probiotic-rich foods created through fermentation such as yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut, miso (a fermented soy sauce), kefir (milk mushrooms)… These foods

Probiotics can also enhance overall immune function.

A healthy intestine depends on proper eating habits

Doctor Hoai Phuong examines patients at Tam Anh General Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City.

To maintain intestinal health, people limit eating too much sugar, fried foods, canned foods, alcohol, carbonated soft drinks… Because they cause indigestion, flatulence, bloating, and even bloating.