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Month: July 2017

What are Prebiotics and why we need them

Prebiotics are a very specific type of food. While many of the food ingredients we consume are digested immediately, prebiotics are a healthy non-digestible food ingredient. When the non-digestible ingredient reaches our large intestines, it allows for growth of bio-cultures . This can provide good digestive health. The positive effects prebiotics have by reaching the intestine in an unaltered form is known as the prebiotic effect.   Prebiotic Effect A prebiotic effect occurs when there is an increase in the activity of healthy bacteria in the human intestine. The prebiotics… Read more What are Prebiotics and why we need them