Very healthy: inexpensive seasonal vegetables that are prebiotics


Rospotrebnadzor told which seasonal vegetables are prebiotics. They can be bought at any market or store.

We are talking about carrots, beets, rutabaga, turnips, turnips, cabbage, horseradish, celery, radishes, garlic and potatoes.

—These products are very useful and are prebiotics,says the department’s telegram channel.

Prebiotics are substances that stimulate the growth of beneficial bifidobacteria and lactobacilli, that is probiotics, in the intestines.

When food enriched with prebiotics enters the gastrointestinal tract, they are not completely digested. The body cannot break them down. Some remains to work as a medium for the development of beneficial microorganisms in the intestines.

Prebiotic products help:

  • for chronic constipation
  • intestinal infections
  • diarrhea that occurs after a course of antibiotics
  • reduce allergic episodes in children.

Probiotics are types of living microorganisms: bifidobacteria, lactobacilli, yeast fungi of the genus Saccharomycetes – Saccharomycetes Boulardii and some strains of Escherichia coli. Contained in fermented milk products.

Benefits of probiotics:

  • helps proper digestion
  • help the production of B vitamins, biotin and vitamin K
  • suppress the growth of pathogenic bacteria
  • stimulate the immune response during infection

How to replace probiotics ?

  • Natural yogurt without additives
  • Kefir based on kefir “fungus.”
  • Sauerkraut.
  • Four milk drink buttermilk.
  • Cheeses with live cultures.

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Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.