Probiotic Foods for a Healthy Gut
Probiotics are the healthy bacteria or live microorganisms beneficial to our body and brain. Here are some of the probiotic supplements.
Yogurt is the best source of protein and friendly probiotic food which build muscles. Yogurt is made from fermented milk by friendly bacteria, mainly lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria.
Green Peas are the best source of probiotics, Japanese research found that green peas contain Leuconostoc mesenteroides probiotic. They stimulate immune system.
Olives brined in salt-water undergo a natural fermentation. The 2 strains of live cultures, Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus pentosus, have been isolated in olives. They balance gut and decrease bloating.
Kefir is a better source of probiotics than yogurt. It is made by fermenting goat, cow or sheep’s milk with kefir grains, it contains 10 to 20 different types of bacteria. Kefir helps to ease lactose intolerance in some adults.
Sauerkraut is a condiment made from fermented cabbage. It has cancer-fighting and belly-slimming properties. It is rich in Lactobacillus bacteria more than yogurt, which boosts the healthy flora in the intestinal tract and immune system.