Blog — Probiotic Rich Foods
Pre and Pro? Nope, it's not a typo. As you embrace a healthier lifestyle, it's equally important to incorporate both prebiotics and probiotics into your diet. In fact, without prebiotics, it's possible that your other efforts to fix your gut may be in vain. Here's why. First, What Are Prebiotics? “Prebiotic” was originally defined as a “non-digestible food ingredient that beneficially affects the host by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of one or a limited number of bacteria in the colon, and thus improves host health." Scientists researching the value of prebiotics in treating disease conditions have more recently described...
p> Science is only beginning to understand the role of the microbiome to the inner workings of our body. We discuss the many areas (of both wellness and disease) that are impacted by the correlating health of the microbiome in our article Eating Probiotic-Rich Foods to Fortify and Nurture a Microbiome Health. A fascinating area of scientific study is the relationship between the brain and gut connection. The gut is home to the bulk of your microbiome—although it spans your body occupying space in your mouth, lungs and genitals, the immense colony of good bacteria...
Shop Olives To start off this article, we quote Dr. David Perlmutter, a leading medical expert on microbiome health, and the board certified neurologist who authored Brain Maker, The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – For Life: “It’s now undeniable that our intestinal organisms participate in a wide variety of actions, including immune system functioning, detoxification, inflammation, neurotransmitter and vitamin production, nutrient absorption, signaling being hungry or full, and utilizing being carbohydrates and fat. All of these processes factor mightily into whether or not we experience allergies, asthma, ADHD, cancer, diabetes, or dementia. The microbiome...
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