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10 Health Benefits Of Kimchi

10 Health Benefits Of Kimchi

Health benefits of kimchi include an improved heart health and a healthy digestive system. The wealth [1] of antioxidants in it exercise healing effects in medical conditions like cancer, diabetes, obesity, atopic dermatitis, and gastric ulcers. This flavonoid and probiotic-rich food delays aging, regulates cholesterol levels, and boosts the immune system. Nutritional Value Of Kimchi Kimchi is a low-calorie, high fiber, and nutrient-packed [3] side dish. It is a storehouse of a range of vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin…

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Are Prebiotics the Stress Reliever You Never Heard Of?

Are Prebiotics the Stress Reliever You Never Heard Of?

Before you spend another night tossing and turning from stress, a new study shows that the secret to peaceful Z’s starts with what you’re eating. There are traditional methods for coping with stress, from relaxing in the tub to keeping a bullet journal, but according to the newest study, an effective way to bounce back from stress is to get your fill of foods rich in prebiotics. While probiotics—those friendly gut bugs—are often lauded for their digestive benefits, prebiotics are…

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7 Foods to Boost Your Good Gut Bacteria (That Aren’t Yogurt)

7 Foods to Boost Your Good Gut Bacteria (That Aren’t Yogurt)

One of the most astonishing recent health discoveries is how much our gut microbiome impacts our health. But when it comes to growing good gut bacteria you have plenty of delicious probiotic foods to choose from. By Charlotte Hilton Andersen Cold potatoes Cold potatoes—that is, taters that have been washed, cooked, and cooled—are one of the best sources of resistant starch. Resistant starch is a prebiotic, a type of indigestible carbohydrate that acts like food for gut bacteria, encouraging the…

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8 Probiotic Foods That Aren’t Yogurt

8 Probiotic Foods That Aren’t Yogurt

Here’s a quick guide to the foods you need for a healthier gut. LAMBETH HOCHWALD     November 12, 2015 When we think of probiotics, which work to restore the body’s microbial balance, we usually think about yogurt. Truth is, there plenty of other foods you can eat to stay healthy. “Probiotics are ‘good’ bacteria that we all contain in our digestive tract, and prebiotics are non-digestible carbohydrates that act as food for probiotics, helping them to grow,” says Dr….

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The Fermented Food that Helps Protect against Dementia

The Fermented Food that Helps Protect against Dementia

Michelle Schoffro Cook   November 7, 2015 When we think of dementia—or the loss of memory we typically associate with aging—it’s unlikely that most of us think of fermented foods. But probiotic-rich foods, which are foods that contain naturally-beneficial microorganisms like bacteria and certain yeasts, may have an important role in the prevention, and even treatment, of this brain disease. For many years, science led us to believe that we had little control over our brain health and its functioning….

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7 Ways Probiotics DetoxifyYour Body

7 Ways Probiotics DetoxifyYour Body

By Sayer Ji        Contributing Writer for Wake Up World You’ve probably heard the buzz already about the many health benefits of probiotics, a word which literally translates to: pro- “for” + biotics “life” — FOR LIFE.  But did you know that these remarkable commensal microorganisms, which outnumber our bodily cells 10 to 1, and contribute over 95% of our body’s total genetic information, also break down highly toxic manmade chemicals which your body is either incapable, or…

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Top 10 Probiotic Foods to Add to Your Diet

Top 10 Probiotic Foods to Add to Your Diet

By Dr. Edward F. Group     Guest Writer for Wake Up World Probiotics are beneficial forms of gut bacteria that help stimulate the natural digestive juices and enzymes that keep our digestive organs functioning properly. In addition to taking a probiotic supplement, you can also support your probiotic intake through eating foods that are hosts to these live bacterium. We all know of the great health benefits of probiotics, however, not all of us know how to take advantage…

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