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By Nancy Gossard
Wellness Editor 

Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Raw Sauerkraut For a Healthier Gut

 

Last updated 4/17/2019 at 10:47am

Our bodies need prebiotics, probiotics and a healthy microbiome. I like vegetables so much that I could eat only them and vegetables do have something that meat does not have naturally: Prebiotics.

From wiki:

Prebiotics: a substrate that is selectively used by a host microorganism to produce a health benefit.

Compounds that can be classified as prebiotics must also meet the following criteria:

• non-digestible and resistant to breakdown by stomach acid and enzymes in the human gastrointestinal tract

• selectively fermented by intestinal microorganisms

• selectively target and stimul...



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