A Beauty Chef's 4 Gut-Health Recipes Will Make Your Skin Glow

They say beauty begins in the belly and they're right. It's safe to say that 2018 has been the year of gut-health, with more evidence and new studies proving that the gut is the foundation of our health. But even with all the research, it can be hard to decipher the good from the bad information and what we should apply to our own lives and guts. So we reached out to Carla Oates, founder of The Beauty Chef and author of The Beauty Chef: Delicious Food for Radiant Skin, Gut Health, and Wellbeingto answer a few of our pressing questions. 

As a young child, Oates suffered from eczema and allergies, so her mom took her to see a naturopath. After some diet adjustments, her skin soon cleared. It was then she learned the adage, "You are what you eat" firsthand, and her personal research and passion for gut health have continued ever since. After having her two children, Oates began lacto-fermenting foods in her Bondi kitchen, which is where she developed her best-selling Glow inner beauty powder with 24 bio-fermented, skin-loving superfoods. 

Ahead, Oates shares some of her key insights in gut-health, the main ingredients we should be eating, and four exclusive recipes from her book to get started at home.