Although kombucha has been recently made popular by many companies producing the sparkling beverage, kombucha as a beverage has been around for centuries.
Have you been wondering about the connection between gut health and fermented foods? Fermented foods are known to boost the number of beneficial bacteria, or probiotics, found in your gut. A healthy gut contains healthy bacteria and immune cells that ward off infectious agents like bacteria, viruses, and fungi. According to health.ucdavis.edu, a healthy gutContinue reading “4 Fermented Foods That Boost Gut-Health”
But probiotics need food to survive. The cells that line the colon (colonocytes) and the good bacteria work together to protect you from invasion of harmful germs into your body, thereby preventing disease. They depend on the nourishment gleaned from food that is not digested in the stomach and small intestine. That’s where prebiotics come in.
The IMMUNE-GUT connection is one proactive way to protect yourself in this current immune compromised environment. Just protecting yourself from the outside is kind of like a soldier going into battle with full armor, but no weapons.