What Are Prebiotics?

But what are prebiotics? They’re essentially compounds that feed the friendly bacteria in the gut. They are largely fermentable carbohydrates – meaning us humans cannot digest them. Prebiotics help nourish gut bacteria so they can better thrive.

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