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Gut Insight

Get the information you need about probiotic and prebiotic foods.

BACKGROUND Start the Diet Now Advertisement

Gut Insight: probiotics and prebiotics for digestive health and well-being, co-written by Jo Ann Hattner and Susan Anderes serves as a guide to those that are interested in the new research regarding these digestive-friendly bacteria.

Probiotics are good-for-you bacteria and prebiotics are the fibers that feed those bacteria. Some of the benefits that can help with your health include enhanced immunity, reduction of pathogenic bacteria, increased mineral absorption, prevention of allergies, freedom from lactose intolerance and freedom from irrigable bowel syndrome.

Throughout the ebook you will learn what probiotics and prebiotics are, why they are necessary for gut health and immunity, which foods contain them, and how to integrate them into meals and snacks.

You will also find resources for shopping using natural foods and specialty probiotic foods. *Gut Insight" also features recipes and a eye-opening evaluation of what your daily evacuation habits should look like.

PRO
  • Explains recent research on probiotic and prebiotic foods and how they work with the body
  • Gives thorough explanations on what foods help create a healthy environment within your gut
  • Helps with immunity and several digestive issues
  • Offers help with reading food labels which can be intimidating for some
  • Gives specific examples of prebiotic and probiotic foods
CON
  • No exercise program mentioned due to this being a lifestyle diet
  • Mostly made for those suffering from digestive problems
  • Not necessarily a diet for losing weight
DIET and NUTRITION

Gut Insight focuses on the importance of including pro and prebiotics into your daily diet. These foods are largely plant-based and range from the familiar like apples and strawberries to the exotic like kefir and yucca.

Understanding these different foods and how they work with your body can be very helpful. You are given a list of foods that are helpful to eat as well as those that should be avoided. Below is a list of prebiotic and probiotic foods:

Prebiotic Foods include:

  • Bananas
  • Berries
  • Asparagus
  • Garlic
  • Wheat
  • Tomatoes
  • Greens
  • Spinach
  • White beans
  • Black beans

Probiotic Foods include:

  • Yogurt
  • Kefir
  • Soft cheeses
  • Cottage cheese
  • Sauerkraut
  • Pickles
  • Chocolate
  • Tempeh

Recipes are also provided as well as recommendations for familiar and exotic bacteria-friendly foods and websites that allow you to quickly find more information on these foods.

EXERCISE

Exercise is not mentioned in this book.

CONCLUSION

Gut Insight is an informative consumer's guide to probiotics and prebiotics. This isn’t the type of diet that you follow to necessarily lose weight, but to improve your overall health, particularly your digestive health.

Gut Insight comes in an eBook form that offers you the ability to have the book downloaded to your computer right away as well as putting less strain on the environment.

If you are curious about what the popularity regarding bacteria-friendly foods are all about or if you suffer from a gastrointestinal ailment, Gut Insight could be just the book you need to feed your brain and your digestion.

Common Misspellings

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