Though you might be well aware of probiotics, we still will take you to a small trip explaining what probiotics are. Probiotics actually are good live bacteria that are essential for human health and have immense beneficial effects on digestive system and help to keep our gut i.e. digestive system healthy.
We all know the amazing benefits of probiotic, however most of us fail to go ahead and look for ways to enhance the capability and level of probiotics. Other than probiotic supplements , there are certain natural foods that can help you increase the level of good bacteria in the body, consequently leading to good health. Here’s a Quick and Short List of Natural Probiotic Foods:
When it comes to probiotics, yogurt is the first source people as well as studies recommend.
Miso Soup is a well-known Japanese breakfast serve made from beans, rice, barley, fermented rye, dried kelp, and more. It contains a stock called ‘dashi’.
Kombucha as popularly known is a fermented tea and carry healthy amount of good bacteria.
Soft cheese (such as gouda, ricotta, and more) are well known for their fermented form and the presence of probiotics in them. However, gouda is more popular for its beneficial probiotics for these bacteria survive the acidic and destroying features of stomach that kills good bacteria even before they start working for betterment.
When we say pickles, we are talking about the one which are free from ingredients such as vinegar and are made from natural ingredients in a natural way.
Kefir is a well-known fermented milk drink made of kefir grains. Studies suggest that kefir products carry numerable good bacteria such as Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactococcus lactis, Leuconostoc, and more.
Sauerkraut also can be called or related to sour cabbage is fermented by adding versatile lactic acid bacteria such as Lactobacillus, Leuconostoc, Pediococcus and more.
Tempeh is fermented by binding soybeans and is known to be a native food of Indonesia. Not only good bacteria, tempeh is also known to be a good source of high protein.
Dark Chocolate having probiotic as an ingredient, has been known as a better source of good bacteria but is intended to be taken before meal instead of after meal as a desert.
Dark chocolate solely has been exclaimed beneficial by Dr. Oz popularly known as America’s Doctor says, “You need dark chocolate with 70% or more pure cocoa to reap the benefits of flavonoids”
Yes! Probiotic Supplements have been termed as the possible best source of probiotics. Even doctors prescribe probiotic supplements to people in need of good bacteria or encountering certain digestive system ailments.
Over the years the supplement industry has come up with innumerable beneficial probiotic supplements; however it’s up to you to choose a proper supplement. And it is always wise to opt for any supplement only after apt consultation from an expert or a physician.