Nutty prebiotics

Posted by Laura Grant on July 1, 2008
Posted in Food

Finely ground almonds have been found to increase the levels of certain beneficial gut bacteria. The potential prebiotic properties of almonds were identified in a study by the Institute of Food Research published in  Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Prebiotics are foods that help good bacteria that live in the colon to thrive. These good bacteria help to defend the body against harmful bacteria and develop the immune system.

Via :: Science Daily

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