What is prebiotics?
Prebiotics are food that feed and promote probiotics. Prebiotics are non-digestible fiber that is undigested by your digestive system and is fermented. It feeds good bacterias such as probiotics in your colon that improves our general health and strengthen our immunity.
Food rich in prebiotics
Some food rich in prebiotics is raw garlic, raw onions, raw leeks, bananas, oats, beans and peas, barley, oats, wheat bran, apples with skin, flaxseeds, seaweed, asparagus, artichokes.
There are many prebiotics drinks and supplements that helps. Usually, as prebiotics act fast to cultivate prebiotics, you can see the difference in your stool that passed out within days of consuming healthy amount of prebiotics.
What is probiotics?
Probiotics are bacteria that are classified as good for human body and lives in our colon. Some examples are lactobacilli and bifidobacteria. We need these helpful bacterias in our body.
Food rich in probiotics
Some food rich in probiotics is fermented food such as yogurt, kefir, kimchi, miso soup, yogurt drinks like Vitagen and Yakult etc.
As probiotics die easily outside our body, and is difficult to consume food rich in probiotics, it is easier for us to consume PREbiotics and improves the cultivation of existing probiotics in our bodies. Hence, it is usually easier and healthier to eat prebiotics supplements.