Food For Life – Pre & Probiotics

Pre & Probiotics

Pre & Probiotics

Healthy, Live Beneficial Bacteria The importance of probiotics has long been known. These live bacteria have proven beneficial for combating issues within the gastrointestinal tract and keeping the digestive system working optimally and play an important role in...

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Synbiotics

Synbiotics

The Art of Combining Prebiotics and Probiotics Synbiotics are the best way to ensure a maximum benefit from the ingested probiotics. The term refers to the synergy created by getting both probiotics, and prebiotics to feed the human microbiome . Although the term was...

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Salt-Free Sauerkraut

Salt-Free Sauerkraut

Ingredients 1 bushel of red, green, or mixed cabbages (this will make a big batch of kraut . . . you might want to try making a few two- or three-head batches, perhaps with different herb and spice mixtures, before you go whole hog) Any spices, herbs, or vegetables...

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Red Cabbage Sauerkraut

Red Cabbage Sauerkraut

Probiotic Recipe #2:  Sauerkraut – Red Cabbage Aside from having 6-8x the vitamin C equivalent of green cabbage and powerful probiotic content, the deep colour of red cabbage reflects a strong concentration of anthocyanin polyphenols, which have health benefits...

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Prebiotics

Prebiotics

How to Get Prebiotics? In a nutshell, prebiotics are a type of fibre. They are un-digestible plant fibres that already live inside the large intestine. The more food, or prebiotics, that probiotics have to eat, the more efficiently these live bacteria work and the...

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Jazz Up Your ‘Kraut

Jazz Up Your ‘Kraut

Fermented cabbage and salt, or sauerkraut is one of the most popular foods today! A traditional sauerkraut recipe can be tweaked in a variety of ways with the addition of flavourings, spices or other vegetables. Here are our ten favourite sauerkraut additions that you...

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Green Cabbage Sauerkraut

Green Cabbage Sauerkraut

Probiotic Recipe #1:  Sauerkraut – Green Cabbage Made from fermented cabbage (and sometimes other vegetables), sauerkraut is not only extremely rich in healthy live cultures, but also helps with reducing allergy symptoms. Sauerkraut is also rich in vitamins B, A,...

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