These days just about everyone and their mother knows what probiotics are thanks to ads from mainstream brands like Activia, good bacteria have gone mainstream. And with over two-thirds of Canadians taking natural health supplements regularly, you can bet that probiotics are top of the list as they are one of the most popular supplements to take.
Walker, Vienna and I all take a probiotic supplement every single day!
However, not as many people know what "prebiotics" are and in this video I talk about both prebiotics and probiotics along with the health benefits of both. It's also important to know what to look for in a probiotic so you don't waste your hard-earned money.
I've been taking probiotics for about 10 years now and I've been giving them to Vienna since she was born, to support gut health and immune health. It helped regulate my bowel movements and eliminate bloating (as did a change in my diet!).
The key difference between pre and probiotics is...
Here's my video talking about prebiotics and probiotics. Make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom so you can enter to win an awesome prize package from my friends at Genuine Health!
As mentioned in my video, this is a list of the Top PREbiotic foods:
Top PRObiotic foods:
I was super excited when one of my favourite natural health brands Genuine Health launched their own line of probiotics called Advanced Gut Health Probiotic. I mean it was inevitable given they are gut health experts with their line of fermented superfoods. I've been using their greens+ and fermented vegan proteins for years now.
Before I go, a few points I wanted to mention that are key about this probiotic and why I take it:
It's a multi-strain probiotic (my preference) which has 15 strains to mimic human gut flora. This promotes gut diversity and keeps your inner garden brimming with beautiful species!
You can learn more about it over here.
Do you take probiotics? What differences have you noticed in your health?
This post was created in partnership with Genuine Health, however all opinions are always my own. here