Probiotic foods boost immunity and digestion.
Bacteria aren't "germs" Live "good" bacteria in your intestines are called probiotics. According to the NIH, 4 million persons utilised probiotics in 2012. Probiotics?
One cup of Lifeway's lowfat kefir includes 12 strands of probiotics, including Lactobacillus, which may prevent & treat diarrhoea, & Bifidobacteria, which may ease diarrhoea & constipation.
Chobani's low-fat plain Greek yoghurt & Siggi's plain Icelandic style skyr contain Lactobacillus. Greek yoghurt has 20g of protein per 7-ounce cup.
Fresh, unheated sauerkraut includes probiotics. Sauerkraut contains Lactobacillus brevis, a probiotic that may lessen your flu risk, according to a 2014 pilot research in children.
Fresh pickles are a probiotic source like sauerkraut. One large pickle has 2g of fibre and 31mg of potassium. Gidus Collingwood recommends fresh over canned.
Miso, fermented soybean paste, is another source of probiotics. Unlike most vegetarian protein sources, soy provides a complete protein, explains Gidus Collingwood.
This probiotic-rich effervescent drink has garnered a cult following. Traditionally, black tea & sugar are used to make kombucha, which is then fermented using a SCOBY, a jelly-like pancake.
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