It is increasingly common to take probiotics and prebiotics to improve intestinal flora and obtain other health benefits. But are you clear about the difference between probiotics and prebiotics? Do you know in which situations they are indicated? Do you know the various properties of probiotics and prebiotics?
In this section you will find a wide range of the best brands of probiotics and prebiotics such as Equisalud , Klaire Labs or Inovance , along with extensive information on their different applications.
What are probiotics and prebiotics
The properties of probiotics and prebiotics are similar: they both serve to improve the intestinal flora and thus protect health. However, they are not the same.
On the one hand there are probiotics , which are living organisms whose ingestion has a beneficial effect on our body. For example, the bacteria that yogurt contains, which is one of the best known and most consumed probiotic-containing foods.
For its part, prebiotics are not alive, but are nutrients that help the benign microorganisms of our digestive system to multiply and better perform their functions. Therefore, prebiotics enhance the activity of probiotics. There are many foods that contain prebiotics, such as asparagus or bananas.
How to take probiotics and prebiotics
Now you know the difference between probiotics and prebiotics, but ... when do you have to take them? The benefits of probiotics and prebiotics are very diverse, such as improving the intestinal flora , recovering it after treatment with antibiotics or facilitating digestion.
Eating a healthy and balanced diet guarantees that you eat the natural probiotics and prebiotics you need. You can also take food supplements with probiotics and prebiotics in capsules or sachets. Consult the product sheets in this section to see the characteristics and prices of the probiotics and prebiotics available in Naturitas.