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Ingredient: postbiotics

what does a postbiotic do?

What does a postbiotic do?

September 7th, 2021

Postbiotics are a growing research topic for gut health experts but what does a postbiotic do? When pre- and probiotics work together in the gut, there is a fermentation process that occurs in which the outcome is postbiotic. We used to call them “waste products.” But these postbiotics aren’t a waste! Postbiotics can be made…

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What foods have postbiotics?

What foods have postbiotics?

September 7th, 2021

Vegetables and fermented foods high in probiotics should be the goal when seeking to increase postbiotics for optimal gut health.  The foods highest in probiotics are like signposts telling us which  foods have the most postbiotic potential. They include fermented foods like pickles, buttermilk, kefir, miso soup, sauerkraut, sourdough bread, tempeh — and did we…

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What is the best postbiotic?

What is the best postbiotic?

September 7th, 2021

The best postbiotic is the kind that comes from a diet rich in fiber and resistant starch and produces butyrate. Better yet, the best of the best would be a diet so rich in fiber (vegetables), fermented foods (kimchi, pickles, sauerkraut), and resistant starch (sweet potatoes, oats, chilled rice, under-ripe bananas) that you never ever have…

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What is tributyrin and where can I buy tributyrin supplements?

What is Tributyrin and Where Can I Buy Tributyrin Supplements?

August 3rd, 2021

Still being researched, the gut health journey begins with asking what is tributyrin and where can I buy tributyrin supplements? The answer starts here: tributyrin is a triglyceride. This means it is a polyol – multiple hydroxyl groups – combined with three fatty acids. When these compounds work together, it helps the intestinal gut flora…

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Difference between prebiotics and postbiotics

The difference between prebiotics and postbiotics

August 3rd, 2021

Prebiotics are the fiber you get from vegetables and postbiotics are the bioactive compounds or byproducts that come from the good bacteria in your gut, “feeding” on the prebiotics.   The difference between prebiotics and postbiotics goes a lot deeper than that. Maybe an oversimplification,  but the basics are as follows: 1. You eat fibrous…

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Why you should care about prebiotics and postbiotics

Why should you care about prebiotics and postbiotics?

August 3rd, 2021

Why should you care about prebiotics and postbiotics?   By embracing prebiotics and postbiotics, you’re helping your gut help itself. Prebiotics and postbiotics represent deep nourishment that satisfies and balances the body from the inside out. Everyone has a health journey, and it always starts in the gut. Prebiotics feed the good bacteria in our gut.…

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