Along with legumes, Ali strongly recommends including more berries in your diet. Because they are a good source of fiber and are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C.
Nutritionist Marie Ruggles believes fermented foods should not be overlooked either. They help your gut health significantly. This can be plain whole milk yogurt, miso, or a fermented vegetable like sauerkraut.
In addition, she argues that the wider the spectrum of plants we eat, the more diverse our gut bacteria are, which is an indicator of good gut health.