A healthy gut all starts with feeding it the right nutrition. If a healthy lifestyle and living your best life is important to you (like it is to us) you’ve likely already heard of probiotics and all the health benefits they offer.
But did you know prebiotics are just as important? So what is the difference between the prebiotics you need and the probiotics you take?
Well, the probiotic supplements you take can't do their job without prebiotic fiber. These non-digestible fiber compounds are called oligosaccharides and they ferment in the body. This results in a ton of good-for-you health benefits including boosting your immune system, lowering your risk of disease and yes - even helping with weight loss.
So Prebiotics are special types of dietary fiber that feed the friendly bacteria in your gut. Now that we know how great prebiotics are for the health of our microbiome, we can’t stop there. Check out this handy list of the benefits and differences between prebiotics and probiotics: