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Prebiotics the new better probiotics

Prebiotics

Here is something i had read about but did not really pay attention until lately

from wikipedia Prebiotic

Nutrition
Prebiotics are non-digestible fiber compounds that pass undigested through the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract and stimulate the growth and/or activity of advantageous bacteria that colonize the large bowel by acting as substrate for them… 489 more words

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Supplements for SIBO and gut health

I saw my naturopath Kathy Harris on Friday. It was great to touch base and establish some parameters for the supplements I’m taking as well as clarifying their purpose. 599 more words

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Health

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Prebiotics and Probiotics - The Role of Microbiota in Your Diet

You may have heard about pre and probiotics, and wonder what the terms mean. Ads suggest they are part of staying healthy. Should you include them in your diet? 870 more words

Food

Sauerkraut and Avocado Salad

Sauerkraut combines the high nutrition benefits offered by all cruciferous vegetables, which include cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts and several others, with the medicinal effects of probiotic bacteria, which is a natural consequence of culturing foods. 397 more words

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