Prebiotics are fiber compounds that stimulate the growth and activity of beneficial gut microorganisms. Serving as food for gut bacteria, prebiotics promote microbiota diversity and a healthy microbiome.
In this post, we discuss the general mechanism of action of prebiotics and explain how benefits from prebiotic supplementation (whether with diet or supplements) can extend far beyond the digestive system.
We also explain the difference between prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics, and how each plays its own part in supporting the health of a gut microbiome,
Dr. Denise K. Hee (Mb BCh BAO, MRCS, CHC) discusses the microbiome: How pre- and probiotics play a significant role in keeping our intestines working properly. The gateway to thriving health is through a properly functioning digestive tract.
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