Importance of Prebiotic Fiber and Dietary Sources


Dietary sources of probiotic fiber:

  • Chicory root

- Antioxidant-rich
- Improves bile production
- Relieves constipation 

  • Garlic

- Promotes Bifidobacteria
- Prevents growth of pathogenic bacteria
- Antioxidant-rich 

  • Dandelion greens

- Anti-inflammatory
- Immune-boosting
- Improve digestion 

  • Oats

- Rich in beta-glucan
- Increase healthy gut bacteria
- Improve appetite control 

  • Flaxseeds

- Support healthy bacteria
- Improve blood sugar balance
- Encourage healthy bowel movements 

  • Jicama

- Improves digestion
- Boosts the immune system
- Supports healthy bacteria 

  • Apple

- Nourish healthy bacteria
- Support digestion
- Improve fat metabolism 

  • Asparagus

- Anti-inflammatory
- Promotes healthy bacteria
- Relieves constipation 

  • Onion

- Antioxidant-rich
- Improves gut bacteria
- Boosts immune system 

References

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3705355/

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