Prebiotics are food ingredients that stimulate the growth of good probiotic bacteria in the gut microbiome. They are typically fibre your body is unable to digest.
Prebiotics: 5 important things to know
- Promote better sleep
- Stabilise mood
- Strengthen immune system
- Consume at least 5g prebiotic fibre (30-40g fibre)
- Sources of prebiotics
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You’ll find these bacteria in your large intestine and keeping them in good health helps you absorb more water, some nutrients and prepare food for elimination.
If waste builds up in the large intestine toxins can cause illness throughout the body and reduce absorption of other dietary nutrients.
Managing stress levels, maintaining proper nutrition and exercise with recovery increase likelihood of healthy bowels. Overstressing your body with these 3 components inhibits how well your digestive system work.
The media/food companies want to hype the use of prebiotic and probiotic supplement but proper use of stress, food and activity will keep your gut healthy.