Go with your Gut! Why we all need to eat more Gut Friendly Fibre!

Think bacteria are bad? Think again! 

The most recent scientific research shows that the bacteria in our gut can play an essential role in digestive health, immune function and even our mental wellbeing. Amazingly, the gut contains trillions of bacteria, yeast and viruses, commonly called the ‘gut flora’ or the ‘microbiome’. Some of these bacteria are good, and some bad, and we need a healthy balance of the two.

That’s where pro- and prebiotics come in. But what are they?

Probiotics are the live microorganisms found in fermented foods such as yoghurt, kefir, kimchi, sauerkraut and pickles.

Prebiotics are essentially soluble fibres found in foods such as leeks, onions, flax and chia seeds, radishes, carrots, garlic and cabbage. They feed the good bacteria.

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