Best Prebiotic Foods: These 6 Prebiotic Foods Improve Gut Health

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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6. Garlic

17.5% prebiotic fiber by weight. Perhaps the tastiest source of prebiotics. This lovely little onion genus is a great way to add flavor to almost any dish.

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These percentages don’t tell the full story however. For instance, although bananas only have 1% prebiotic fibers by weight, all you have to do is eat 100 grams of banana to get 1 gram of prebiotics.

A general rule of thumb is to try to get at least 4 grams a day of prebiotics.

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As you age, your gut health will naturally decline. Your good bacteria and yeast balance will begin to wane. For this reason it is recommended you up your prebiotic intake from 4 grams up to 8 grams a day.

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