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17 Probiotic-Rich Recipes | Yuri Elkaim

Did you know the bacteria in your gut (probiotics) out weigh the cells in our body 10 to 1! That’s right your gut is TEAMING with bacteria, but they are very important part of the digestive process.

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Did you know the bacteria in your gut (probiotics) out weigh the cells in our body 10 to 1?! That’s right your gut is TEAMING with bacteria, but they are very important part of the digestive process. Here is an infographic showing a few facts about probiotics.

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So, just what do these little buggers do? These probiotics, are considered “good” bugs, or healthy bacteria. They promote a healthy digestive tract, healthy digestive system, produce vitamin B-12 and vitamin K, just to name a few.  They will assist in gut repair. Here are a few other important tasks they accomplish:

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You can take probiotic supplements, however, it’s always better to find a whole food alternative. Probiotics can be found in the following foods:

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Better yet, make your own. This way, you can control the contents of the food you consume. Here is a link to 17 different recipes for probiotic rich foods.

FOR THE FULL LIST OF RECIPES, FOLLOW THIS LINK: 17 Recipes Full of Probiotic-Rich Foods to Start Making | Yuri Elkaim

About Tamara Hoerner (1259 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

3 Comments on 17 Probiotic-Rich Recipes | Yuri Elkaim

  1. You’ve hit it out of the park with this one!

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