Food Fight!

“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”

-Mark Twain

Which foods would you think to be fighting for you? L. rhamnosus? L. plantarum? B. bifidum? Correct, these are not food. However, you may find these in your food! These are all names of probiotic strains. An expert panel commissioned by FAO and WHO defined probiotics as, “Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host.”

Probiotics are the good bacteria.

Probiotics have been found to be beneficial for managing IBS, allergies, preventing cancer, reducing infections, and even joint health, along with so many more chronic diseases! Ask your doctor if you could benefit from a probiotic.

Or, seeing as I love food, you could try to increase your good gut bacteria via the following:

Yogurt

Kefir

Kombucha

Miso

Fermented vegetables

Give it a shot, see if your gut bacteria are up for a fight!

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