Top 10 Reasons to Add Probiotic Foods to Your Diet

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'Every culture in the world has it’s own variety of fermented food. Our ancestors ate fermented foods regularly. The fermentation of foods was necessary since they didn’t have the luxury of refrigeration. Ancient physicians used fermented foods as a prescription for many diseases. Fortunately, this wonder food is making its comeback into our culture. Fermented foods are an easy and cheap way to include probiotics into your diet.

Did you know that 80% of your immune system is located in your digestive tract. Your body is a home for over 500 different species of bacteria. You should have a ratio of beneficial to other bacteria of 85% to 15%. This is why it’s important to add probiotic foods to your diet.' 


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