Prebiotics are a certain group of food fiber that promotes that growth of healthy intestinal bacteria. Similar to probiotics in their benefit, they differ in what they actually are. Probiotics actually work to introduce healthy bacteria into the digestive system, whereas Prebiotics act as a fertilizer for the healthy bacteria that is already present in the stomach and intestines.
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Dr. Christopher Weaver DC, PAK is a Doctor of Chiropractic and Professional Applied Kinesiologist. He's published two books on health and Wellness.