Probiotics “Good bacteria” provide variety of health benefits to our gut. They make our immune system stronger by providing good bacteria to our gut, aids in digestion and metabolism. There are many natural food sources which have friendly bacteria and can help in replenishing your bacteria flora in your digestive system. Probiotic dietary supplements lack scientific evidence regarding their safety and effectiveness, it is always better to opt for the natural probiotic rich foods.
Natural black Olives in brine are potential source of Probiotics. Due to their high fiber and antioxidants levels, they could be used to deliver Probiotics to the body. People who are unable to eat dairy, olives are preferably best for them.
Soft cheeses from goat’s milk, sheep milk and cow milk are high in probiotics. Always opt for unpasteurized cheeses as pasteurization kills the active and healthy bacteria.
Sourdough bread is mildly sour bread which is made with a lactic acid starter. It contains strains of lactobacillus, a healthy bacteria for our gastrointestinal system. It is considered as the healthiest bread choice for diabetics.
Organic, raw dark chocolates contain probiotics and even antioxidants which are beneficial to our health.
Sauerkaut boosts digestion as it is loaded with immune-boosting vitamins. It is better to opt for unpasteurized Sauerkraut. Sauerkraut is made by fermenting cabbage. It is also high in tyrosine, which play an important role in blood pressure regulation and dopamine.
Soybeans fermented with brown rice produce what is called “ Miso Paste”. The fermentation makes this product a rich source of lactobacillus acidophilus. Make sure to take it in moderate amount as it contains high amount of sodium.
Kombucha tea (Fermented Tea)
It is a fermented tea that contains high quantity of healthy gut bacteria. This drink has been used since ages and helps in increasing well being and even energies the body.
There are many health benefits of Soy Milk. It contains natural probiotics. It is a healthy way of adding probotics and vitamins into your system.