Prebiotics – Food for the gut

What are Prebiotics?  They are non-digestible compounds that help probiotics grow and thrive. (Food for the bacteria.)  What are Probiotics?  They are good bacteria for your gut.

Prebiotics feed Probiotics.

To promote a healthy gut, eat foods rich with Prebiotics.  Here’s a list according to Mindbodygreen website:

  1. Jicama, Jerusalem artichoke, and chicory root contain inulin, a form of prebiotic fiber.
  2. Dandelion greens
  3. Allium vegetables such as garlic, onion, leeks, chives and scallions.
  4. Whole-grain and sprouted-grain breads.
  5. Wheat germ, whole wheat berries.
  6. Avocado
  7. Peas
  8. Soybeans
  9. Potato skins
  10. Apple cider vinegar (organic)

To cultivate a diverse and healthy microbiome, prebiotics are essential along with probiotics.

Here’s to your Health!

Kim Lowrey, Certified Colon Hydrotherapist

Colon Hydrotherapy Center, Fayetteville, AR


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