“So I just think people should think of an array of all these different plant fibres, but I don’t know people have enough diversity, I think people just quite often eat the same thing every day.
“[Take broccoli for example] think of pak choi, cauliflower, cabbage, radish, Brussel sprouts, kohlrabi. Just trying to mix it up.
“It’s the phytonutrients that are called like phytochemicals. So these plant chemicals, and they, provide so many powerful different nutrients for us,” she advised.
While eating foods to keep your gut happy is important, what about foods for weight loss? Pippa recommended foods to eat for breakfast if you’re looking to slim up.
She said: “I’d be thinking again about protein, waking up, boosting the metabolism in the morning with protein. So that could be eggs -but some people don’t have the time to make eggs, so a protein shake might suit some people.
“There are no rules at breakfast. There’s no reason why you couldn’t have some turkey for breakfast or leftover bolognese from the night before.