Low-carb meal plan: Happy-gut diet #1

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Low carb: Happy-gut diet #1

Did you know low-carb diets can help with gut health — and can be incredibly beneficial for those dealing with chronic digestive issues, such as SIBO, leaky gut, and IBS?

Just ask our newest Diet Doctor team member, Erika McKellar, who before going low carb, struggled with gut health for most of her life. ⁠

This week’s meal plan is low carb, dairy-free, egg-free — and will help anyone in search of recipes that are gentle on the digestive system. It includes gut-friendly foods, such as bone broth, squash, ginger, avocado, and high-quality meat and fish. ⁠

Here’s to your health and happiness! Inside and out.

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More meal ideas

Looking for more recipes? We now have 182 low-carb meal plans available – including ones that are keto-approved, quick & easy, budget-friendly, vegetarian-compliant, as well as, Team DD favorites. With so many options, there’s no reason you should have to feel bored or uninspired while eating low carb or keto.

And remember, you can feel free to adjust, change, or skip any recipe in this meal plan. It’s entirely up to you!

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