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TheDailyMeal.com: 8 Ways to Improve Your Health With Food

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4) Healthy Gut: Probiotics and Prebiotics

With all of these foods you're consuming for your health, it's important to maintain a healthy gut so that they're digested properly and can do their jobs. Probiotics, such as yogurt, kefir, and sauerkraut, are key for a well-functioning gut because they contain organisms that help strengthen the intestines. Along with probiotics, it's important to consume soluble fibers known as prebiotics, too. Foods classified as prebiotics, such as asparagus, garlic, and honey, contain a polysaccharide known as inulin, which is key in supporting your gut.

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