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Probiotic Foods

The Power of

Probiotic foods

Keeping you Healthy & happy inside out

Probiotic foods are readily available in supermarkets and grocery stores all over. They are also simple to make, right in your own kitchen. These are foods which can easily be incorporated in anyone’s daily diets, regardless of whether you are vegan, vegetarian or a meat eater. Even if you are following a specific diet like the paleo diet, the south beach diet, the no or low carb diet, or any new diet in the market, probiotic foods can only help you with your dietary goals.

Yogurt

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • S. thermophilus
  • B. bifudus
  • L. bulgaricus
  • L. acidophilus

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Supports healthy digestion
  • Lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Lowers the risk of colorectal cancer
  • Helps prevent osteoporosis
  • Boosts immune system
  • Reduces bad cholesterol
  • Regulates mood
  • Treats chronic pain & brain-related illnesses

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Whey protein
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin K2
  • Enzymes

TASTY TREATS

  • In smoothies
  • With cereal
  • With gronala
  • In salad dressings

Kefir

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Lactobacillus
  • Bifidus bacteria

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Boosts the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Improves immune response

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • 99% lactose-free
  • Rich in antioxidants

TASTY TREATS

  • As a beverage
  • In desserts
  • In soups

Kimchi

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Lactobacillus
  • Leuconostoc

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Reduces allergy symptoms
  • Wards off infections

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Beta-carotenes
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamins A, C, B1, B2&E

TASTY TREATS

  • As a condiment
  • As a pickle
  • With sandwiches & tacos
  • As a side

Sauerkraut

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Leuconostoc mesenteroides
  • Lactobacillus brevis
  • Pediococcus pentosaceus
  • Lactobacillus plantarum

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Improves digestive health
  • Improves heart health
  • Boosts skin health
  • Reduces the risk of macular degeneration
  • Builds strong bones

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K
  • B vitamins

TASTY TREATS

  • As a condiment
  • As a pickle
  • In soups & stews
  • As a side or topping

Kvass

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Lactobacillus

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Blood and liver cleansing properties
  • Reduces the risk of cancer

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Phosphorous
  • Vitamins A and C
  • Niacin
  • Fiber

TASTY TREATS

  • As a juice
  • Sliced kvass in sandwiches
  • In salads
  • To make ice cream

Kombucha Tea

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • B. coagulans
  • B. boulardii
  • Symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Boosts weight loss
  • Improves energy
  • Improves digestion
  • Detoxifies liver

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Aceticacid
  • Gluconic acid
  • Lactic acid

TASTY TREATS

  • As tea
  • In dressings
  • In smoothies
  • In cocktails

Pickles

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Lactobacillus

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Keeps the gastrointestinal tract healthy

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • B vitamins

TASTY TREATS

  • As an appetizer
  • As a side dish
  • Its brine can be used as salad dressing

Soy Milk

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Lactobacillus
  • Bacillus subtilis
  • Lactic acid bacteria

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Helps lose weight
  • Cures lactose intolerance

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Protein
  • Dietary fiber
  • Calcium

TASTY TREATS

  • In milkshakes & smoothies
  • In desserts

Dark Chocolate

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Bacillus indicus
  • Maltodextrin

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Improves blood circulation
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Keeps the heart healthy

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Antioxidants
  • Nutrients

TASTY TREATS

  • In desserts
  • In smoothies & milkshakes
  • In protein shakes

Raw Cheese

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • S. thermophilus
  • B. bifudus
  • L. Acidophilus
  • L. bulgaricus
  • L. casei

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Maintains healthy blood pressure levels
  • Good for age-related deterioration of the immune system
  • Fights infectious diseases
  • Heals chronic inflammation
  • Prevents cancer

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • High-quality protein
  • Beta-carotene
  • Vitamins A, C, D & E

TASTY TREATS

  • On burgers, sandwiches, wraps, salads, & fajitas
  • With crackers
  • In cheesecakes

Miso

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Lactobacillus
  • L. acidophilus
  • Bifidus bacteria

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Improves digestion
  • Counteracts the effects of carcinogens

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Protein
  • Nutrients
  • Sodium

TASTY TREATS

  • As a marinade
  • In soups
  • As a spread
  • In salad dressings

Tempeh

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Bacillus subtilis
  • Nattokinase (a powerful anti-inflammatory enzyme)

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Boosts immune system
  • Improves cardiovascular health
  • Boosts bone health
  • Fights cancer
  • Reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Protein
  • Vitamin B12

TASTY TREATS

  • As meat replacement
  • In salads, & sandwiches
  • As topping
  • In desserts

Green Peas

BACTERIAL STRAINS

  • Leuconostoc
  • Mesenteroides

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Protects against cold, flu and seasonal infections

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

  • Vitamin A
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin B-12

TASTY TREATS

  • In salads
  • In smoothies
  • In pastas, salads & soups

BENEFITS OF PROBIOTIC FOODS

Here are 10 ways in which making probiotics foods and supplements a part of your daily diet can benefit you besides aiding digestion, absorbing nutrients and boosting immune function.

Aid in the overall functioning of the body and provide energy to the brain

Probiotics replenish the good bacteria that build your bones & strengthen your skeletal system.

Reduce the risk of developing skin ailments like eczema

Prevent the growth of harmful microbes that cause urinary tract infections

Neutralize cancerous cells & control the growth of free radicals

A daily dose of probiotics is proven to reduce the risk of kidney stone formation.

Stimulate the production of vitamins like B1, B2, B6, B12, folic acid and biotin

Probiotic bacteria boost bowel movement and alleviate the symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome.

Probiotics restore the depleting levels of beneficial bacteria to ward off bacterial infections.

Reduce the incidence of allergies and seasonal infections