Bitter Foods to Improve Your Gut Health

Kale contains prebiotics that promote good gut health, as it helps to increase the amount of good gut bacteria, helping with digestion

1) Kale

A close relative to kale, peppery arugula is chock full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and also works to add more fiber into a diet.

2) Arugula

A cruciferous pick that's part of the brassica family, Fischer points to broccoli rabe as one of the richest sources of vitamins A, C and K on this list.

3) Broccoli Rabe

Radicchio is rich in fiber, zinc and the fat-soluble vitamin K, so you'll want to enjoy it with a healthy fat, like olive oil," Fischer says. "Fiber also helps to keep blood sugar

4) Radicchio

Brussels sprouts hold a significant amount of naturally occurring potassium in each bite, alongside Vitamins B and C. Its reputation may be worse. But its strong flavor profile

5) Brussels Sprouts

"Dandelion contains vitamins A, C, K, as well as folate, iron, calcium and potassium, which is a natural diuretic," she adds.

6) Dandelion Greens

 Endives also are rich in vitamin A, C and E, packing an extra punch of electrolytes found within their potassium makeup.

7) Endives

 "It's also a rich source of Vitamin C, which can promote collagen production; key for healthy skin, hair and nails."

8) Grapefruit

"Cacao is also full of antioxidants, a great source of electrolytes and minerals like magnesium, contains iron, and potassium, which is a natural diuretic," Fischer adds.

9) Cacao

cranberry juice may help prevent stomach ulcers from developing, or at least treat symptoms in people that already have ulcers.

10) Cranberries