How 8 Nutritionists Get Their Diets Back On Track After A Vacation
They eat more prebiotic-rich veggies.
Sugary vacation treats serve as fuel for the bad gut bacteria that wreaks havoc on the healthy gut bugs that wards off inflammation and weight gain. For this reason, after a trip, Stella Metsovas, CCN, a clinical nutritionist and author of Wild Mediterranean, consumes eight servings of prebiotic vegetables for a number of days.
“At the top of my list are sunchokes, garlic, asparagus, and artichokes. These veggies are rich in prebiotics, which boost favorable strains of bacteria in my gut and eliminate the unfavorable type that tends to crop up after feasting on excess sugar,” she explains.
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