Prebiotics


Why Fermented Foods are Good for Your Gut

Why Fermented Foods are Good for Your Gut A little bacteria found in your food isn’t always a bad thing. Probiotics, the healthy bacteria found in certain types of food have been associated with many health benefits.  Some of those benefits include healthy weight loss, improved digestion, and immune health. Probiotics in the diet have also shown to help lower inflammation, ease diarrhea, and improve symptoms of IBS to name a few. Continue reading below to learn more about probiotics and why fermented foods are good for your health. Sauerkraut Slice your cabbage to your liking and combine it with kosher salt, […]


4 Nutrients that Can Improve Your Gut Health

4 Nutrients that Can Improve Your Gut Health There are many ways in which you can naturally improve your gut health. And one of the best ways to do so starts with a healthy diet. Next, follow these simple steps. Cut out processed foods. The amount of calories you consume, should be similar to the amount you burn. Consume plenty of plant-based foods, including legumes, grains, fruits, veggies, nuts and seeds. Limit your sodium and salt consumption. Add a variety of fruits and vegetables. Limit your intake of fats (saturated and trans fats). Drink Tea Consume at least 8 glasses […]


3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health The health of our gut has a direct effect on overall body health, including immune health, digestion, joint and mental health. Along with probiotics and a healthy, well-balanced diet, we can help restore the health our gut and overall health of the body and mind. Below are 3 easy ways to improve your gut health. 1. Kombucha Kombucha is an ancient beverage, know in the East as the “immortal health elixir”. It has been around for nearly 2,000 years and contains loads of beneficial gut-bacteria. Research has shown that this beneficial drink can help […]


7 Ways Kimchi Can Improve Your Health

7 Ways Kimchi Can Improve Your Health Kimchi is a fermented vegetable dish that has been a part of Korean cuisine for hundreds of years. It is extremely nutrient-dense and offers loads of health benefits. Kimchi eaters often reap many health benefits from consuming this outstanding dish. Here are 7 ways kimchi can improve your health. 1. Weight Loss Benefits With about 30-40 calories per serving, kimchi is a very low cal meal. Not to mention it’s natural spices and vegetable content, making it both low calorie and super nutritious. Furthermore, the capsaicin present in the spice also helps boost your metabolism. […]


Benefits of Gut Healing Fermented Foods

Benefits of Gut Healing Fermented Foods A healthy gut is the foundation of a healthy body without it we could and may be suffering from a number of health issues such as acne, ADHD, depression, constipation, diarrhea, hair loss and more. Most people are unaware of the importance of gut health and what it can do to change your health for better or worse. Fermented foods are essential to a healthy gut and overall digestive system. They play a key role in health by balancing gut flora and maintaining good levels of bacteria in the body. Fermented foods have been eaten […]


Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Organic Kids Probiotics

        About Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Organic Kids Probiotics Give your kids 3-For-1 immune system and digestive support† with Dr. Perlmutter Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Organic Kids Probiotics. A Certified USDA Organic, delicious berry cherry chewable, kid-friendly probiotic – with 14 probiotic strains and 5 billion CFU, plus vitamins C & D, no added sugars or sweeteners and a taste they will love. Tasty Organic Berry Cherry flavor —30 once-daily yummy chewables Contains organic whole food vitamin C from Organic Amla (30mg), vitamin D (400IU) and prebiotic fiber to help maintain a healthy immune system† Certified […]


Top 10 Probiotic Rich Foods that Improve Gut Health

Top 10 Probiotic Rich Foods that Improve Gut Health Balancing the microbiome within the gut is essential for proper body functions and overall health and wellness. Microbiome or gut flora is the common name for the trillions of bacteria’s that live in our digestive tract and the best way to ensure you’re getting plenty of friendly bacteria is by eating plenty of probiotic rich foods. Probiotic rich foods like fermented veggies are packed with probiotics, otherwise known as live bacteria, which helps balance the gut flora by supporting good bacteria and killing off bad bacteria’s. In addition, to help support the growth […]


5 Proven Benefits of Chia Seeds

5 Proven Benefits of Chia Seeds Chia Seeds originate Mexico and the Southwest between 1500 and 910 B.C. They were an important part of the Aztec and Mayan diet. Aztec warriors actually used Chia seeds as their main source of fuel during conquests. Chia seeds are incredibly nutritious, they are rich protein, fiber and several essential minerals. As well as Omega-3, antioxidants, B-Vitamins, calcium, and boron. Chia seeds promote digestion health due to their high levels of both soluble fiber (which forms the outer gel), and insoluble fiber. Both types of fiber are excellent for the digestive system. The insoluble fiber helps cleanse the intestinal tract […]


Superfoods All Women Should Eat

Superfoods All Women Should Eat As it is equally important for both men and women to eat healthy, there are certain foods out there that are especially good for women’s health. So below we have a list of 12 superfoods all women should eat for some extra health benefits. 1. SALMON Salmon and other fatty fish types offer up a great amount of protein as well as omega 3 fatty acids, which are crucial for our overall health. They help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and promote heart health. Fatty fish is also great if you are pregnant since […]


How to Relieve Inflammation with Apple Cider Vinegar

How to Relieve Inflammation with Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar or ACV is one of the most popular natural home remedies providing healing properties for the entire body. It’s also an excellent non-toxic natural cleansing agent and even a natural remedy for acne. Apple cider vinegar is made with fermented apples, which naturally creates healthy organisms known as prebiotics that feed the good bacteria in our bodies. APV can help relieve inflammation in the digestive system, joints, heart, blood, and more. Naturally Treating  Inflammation Inflammation usually begins in our gut area and quickly grows. It is caused by excess stress, […]