Archive for August, 2018

What Are Prebiotics?

Many people have become aware of the benefits of probiotics, but very few people are familiar with prebiotics. Both pre and probiotcs are considered functional foods. Prebiotics are non-digestable fibers and carbohydrates, primarily oligosaccharides,  resistant starches, pectin and beta glucans, that work synergistically with probiotics to populate the colon with healthy bacteria. Promising research in […]