Probiotics are getting more and more well-known for their health-promoting benefits. And the research showing the importance of our gut microbes is growing every day.
Did you know that what you eat feeds not only you, but your probiotics too?
Those little “gut bugs” need to eat a healthful diet, just like you do. And the great thing is that foods that are healthy for you are also healthy for them. And, because they’re microbes, they can digest foods that we can’t, like dietary fibre.
The foods that feed probiotics are called “prebiotics.” And this post is the 101 on what you need to know about prebiotics and how it can help you with your fitness and health goals.
I’ll also give you a recipe that is not only full of prebiotics but also helps reduce food waste (and is delicious). Win-win-win!Read more