A simple way to improve digestion and maximize your probiotic supplements
Taking a probiotic supplement is a must for weight loss surgery patients. As probiotics play a central role in determining how much weight you will lose after surgery and how long you keep the weight off.
Unfortunately, medication, stress, antibiotics and packaged / processed foods (all things weight loss surgery patients have to manage) have been proven to destroy these vital microbes.
Thus, to improve your odds of achieving your health goals after surgery. It is extremely important to learn how probiotics work.
Prebiotics are the fuel source probiotics require
Probiotics work by growing the good bacteria within your intestines. However, in order to do their job. Probiotics require a fuel source called prebiotics.
Prebiotic’s are non-living, non-digestible fiber compounds and are abundant in foods like: Leeks, onions, garlic, artichokes, green bananas, jicama, dandelion greens, beans, legumes, asparagus, raw honey, flax & chia seeds. To learn more about prebiotic’s click here
And since probiotics require prebiotics to work. If you are not eating prebiotic foods consistenly. This is like having a new car that doesn’t run because you forgot to put gas in it.
If you are not eating prebiotic foods on a daily basis. You must make sure your probiotic supplements contain prebiotics. For quality probiotic supplements containing prebiotics click here.
Good bacteria friendly lime vinaigrette salad dressing versus unhealthy packaged dressings
Making your own salad dressing’s is one area within your diet you can increase your prebiotic food intake. As an example, this creamy lime vinaigrette dressing recipe includes raw garlic, honey and onions. Quite simply, a powerhouse combo for improving the effectiveness of your probiotics.
And it not only tastes delicious. But, it takes less than 5 minutes to prepare.
3 small limes, juiced
1/2 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
1 Tablespoon Raw Honey
1 Clove Garlic
2 Tablespoons chopped Red Onion
Combine the all ingredients in a blender and pulse until well combined. Serve!