If you are struggling with diarrhea or watery stools after you eat healthy foods like leafy greens and raw fruits and vegetables and you do better with low fiber foods you could have developed an unhealthy balance of gut bacteria. A recent important study demonstrated that microbial diversity is lost after 4 generations of consuming a low fiber diet.
Prebiotics: Specialized plant fiber that acts as food for the good bacteria. This stimulates growth among the preexisting good bacteria.
Food sources of Prebiotic’s are:
Probiotics: Living strains of bacteria that add to the population of good bacteria in your digestive system.
Food Sources of Probiotics:
Kefir (dairy and nondairy)
(Keep in mind that pickles need to be unpasteurized to have probiotics.)
To your overall health and vitality,
Raquel Robles RDN LDN