POW! Plantain Flour for PREbiotics
We know about probiotics. Probiotics feed our gut good guys.
Well, what do the gut good guys eat?
PREbiotics feed the PRObiotics
There are 3 different kinds of prebiotics:
- Resistance Starch (found in plantain flour)
- Soluble fiber (like psyllium husk and plantain flour)
- FOS (sugar molecules called Fructooligosaccharides found in ripe plantains)
What Are Fructooligosaccharides?
Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are short and medium chain sugar molecules that your body cannot digest. It is a non-starch. FOS passes through your stomach and into your intestines where beneficial bacteria (also known as probiotics) and yeast feed on them. There they help you digest food, cleanse your system, and enhance your immunity.
FOS are the PREbiotics that feed the PRObiotics in your intestines to keep you healthy and strong.
Take away this: Eat plantain for a healthy gut!