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You may have already heard of probiotics and new research shows that prebiotics actually may do more for your gut health than probiotics, according to a top functional medicine doctor Frank Lipman (and the author of The New Rules of Aging Well: A Simple Program For Immunity Resilience, Strength, and Vitality )

According to Dr. Lipman "Prebiotics are sourced from insoluble fiber, which, unlike soluble fiber, isn't broken down by the body before reaching the small intestine. "Prebiotics make their way into the small intestine and then themicrobiome [where the gut bacteria lives] uses it to feed the gut bacteria," he says. Both soluble and insoluble fiber are important for gut health, and most fiber-rich foods have both types. "

Prebiotics are one tool in your arsenal to combat the bad bacteria in your gut. Good bacteria thrive when you feed them prebiotics. Adding prebiotics to your diet and taking probiotics changes the microbial activity in your gut, fortifying the number of good bacteria. This increase in good bacteria can help limit the amount of harmful bacteria.

Benefits of Good Bacteria:

The beneficial bacteria that populate the digestive tract of people who consume prebiotics work in a variety of ways including -

  • protecting against harmful bacteria
  • regulating the response of the immune system
  • strengthen the bowel wall and lining
  • improve digestion
  • help product vitamins such as B12, vitamin K, thiamine
  • increase the absorption of some minerals
  • helps regulate weight
  • improves hearth health
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Gut Healing Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse

A healthy plant based chocolate mousse with half the sugar? Doesn't sound too bad, does it? Filled with a prebiotic, it contains tons of health benefits and is guilt-free. Just two simple ingredients are needed to make this dessert: sweet potatoes and non-dairy milk. Makes 6 servings
$11.95
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Gut Lovers Banana Cream Frozen Cheesecake Bites

These frozen cheesecake bites—they're better than ice cream! It's like a no-bake cheesecake with a graham crumb crust and a banana cream filling. Prebiotics and protein powder make it extra good for you, and we cut the sugar in half so you can enjoy it without all the guilt. Just add butter, whipped topping, and cream cheese to make these delicious frozen treats. Makes one 8x8 pan
$12.95
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Prebiotic Tuxedo Chocolate Bark

A sweet treat that tastes delicious, is good for your gut and has a little protein to boot. If you're looking for something without as much sugar and still feels like a guilty pleasure, this is your new favorite dessert! It will give your gut that loving punch and is a guilt-free chocolate lover's dream. Just add coconut oil or butter. Makes 1 1/2 to 2 cups of broken bark pieces
$12.95