Maintain Gut Health With Prebiotics | Image: Julien Haler/Flickr
Simply put, health starts in the gut. Keeping your good and bad bacteria in balance is essential to maintaining gut health. Think of prebiotics as the fertilizer that enables your gut garden to thrive.
Prebiotic foods – primarily indigestible plant fibers – nourish the good bacteria already living in the gut (aka the ‘resident’ bacteria) and encourage their growth.