What are prebiotics?

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Prebiotics are types of dietary fiber that feed the friendly bacteria in your gut. This helps the gut bacteria produce nutrients for your colon cells and leads to a healthier digestive system.

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Prebiotics are types of dietary fiber that feed the friendly bacteria in your gut. This helps the gut bacteria produce nutrients for your colon cells and leads to a healthier digestive system.

Prebiotic foods include:

  • Asparagus
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Leeks
  • Jerusalem Artichoke
  • Seaweed
  • Jicama Root
  • Barley
  • Oats
  • Flaxseed

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