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Prebiotics and Probiotics – #2 of 5

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Prebiotics and Probiotics – #2 of 5

Prebiotics Feed Probiotics – Confused about prebiotics and probiotics? You're not alone. The names are almost identical, but they're very different things. Here's a simple explanation:1. Prebiotics are plant food fibers that you eat2. Probiotics are good bacteria that live inside youBoth are the subject of intensive study right now. And the more we learn, the more we discover that both are important to your health, starting at birth. Sources of PrebioticsPrebiotics are plant fibers. Almost all plants have some prebiotic fibers, though most have only small amounts. The most plentiful sources are, in order: chicory root, Jerusalem artichoke, dandelion greens, garlic,...

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