Complete Prebiotics FAQ | Your Prebiotics Questions Answered
Probiotics are living microorganisms, typically bacteria native to the human digestive tract, which aid the body in a plethora of digestive processes and support the healthy structure and function of your gut. Commonly found probiotic bacteria include, but are not limited to species from the Lactobacilli, Bifidobacterium, and Bacillus genera. Prebiotics, on the other hand, consist of anything that stimulates the growth of probiotic bacteria. Vegetables are our primary source of... Read more
Yes. FOS, or fructooligosaccharides, are prebiotic carbohydrates present in a whole host of foods that stimulate probiotic growth; however, FOS can cause gas in some individuals when taken as a supplement.
Prebiotics are foods or supplements that stimulate the growth of probiotic bacteria. Foods high in prebiotic nutrients include: garlic, jerusalem artichokes, leeks, asparagus, onions, oats, cocoa, and chicory. Our probiotics contain two prebiotics: Lactostim, a prebiotic comprised of lecithin and oleic acid that works by emulsifying fats and rehydrating the bacteria so they can start propagating faster in your digestive tract and sodium alginate which works double duty as both a protector and... Read more