Probiotics are live microorganisms (usual bacteria) found in some yogurts, kimchi, miso, sauerkraut, and other fermented foods. However, you’ll also find them being sold as supplements.

What is Probiotics?

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Prebiotics are indigestible dietary fibers that “feed” gut bacteria.

What is Probiotics?

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Examples of probiotics include Lactobacills acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum. Example of a prebiotic is fructooligosaccharides abundant in onions, chicory root, and bananas.

Example of Probiotics and Prebiotic’s 

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Yogurt is an easy-to-find, affordable, and versatile source of probiotics. Daily yogurt intake was found to improve glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity in one 2018 study published in Nutrients.

Make Yogurt Your Staple

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Great examples include: Bananas Onions Leeks Oats Flaxseeds Artichoke Apples Berries

Eat a Prebiotic Food Every Day

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Kimchi, which is a Korean fermented vegetable food, is a scientifically-proven source of probiotics, for example, The same applies to: Sauerkraut Miso paste Pickles Olives Tempeh Kombucha.

Focus on Fermented Plants

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An example of a synbiotic is yogurt containing Bifidobacteria and fructooligosaccharides (FOS). You might also find supplements claiming to be synbiotics.A “synbiotic” is a mixture of prebiotics and probiotics.

Get a Synbiotic 

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Supplements can be quite convenient in situations where it’s hard to get these beneficial compounds.They’re also portable and easy to use.

Consider Supplements

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