How to Get Started on a Probiotic Diet

Up your intake of probiotics to lose weight.

How to Get Started on a Probiotic Diet

By Toni Gasparis

Research has shown that the health of your gut bacteria may be important for maintaining a healthy weight. Certain studies have shown that the gut bacteria of people who have a healthy weight versus people who are obese vary significantly. Improve the health of your gut with this probiotic diet plan from nutritionist Frances Largeman-Roth.

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Getting Started

Making your diet probiotic-friendly means adding three sources of probiotics per day into your eating patterns. Popular probiotic foods that can easily be added to your diet include yogurt, kefir, some brands of cottage cheese, kimchi, sauerkraut, pickled vegetables, miso, tempeh, and cultured non-dairy yogurt.

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