Health Blogs — Prebiotics
Prebiotics: The Key to Gut Health and Overall Well-being
Posted by Traci Garcia on
When we think of bacteria, our minds often go to negative connotations. But not all bacteria are bad; some are actually essential for our health. The gut microbiome is a complex ecosystem of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microorganisms that live in our gastrointestinal tract. These microorganisms help us digest food, produce vitamins, and protect against harmful pathogens. Prebiotics are a type of dietary fiber that feed the beneficial bacteria in our gut. They are often confused with probiotics, which are live microorganisms that are ingested to improve gut health. Prebiotics, on the other hand, are non-digestible carbohydrates that stimulate...
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