Prebiotics May Help You Beat Stress and Get Good Sleep – NDTV

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Probiotics are gut bacteria that your body uses to break down fiber. However, hot liquids, such as tea, along with stomach acids, can inhibit the growth of beneficial bacteria in the stomach. A recent study has shown signs that probiotics can contribute to better sleep. Acute stress has been shown to compromise gut bacteria.

Key Takeaways:

  • Probiotics are gut bacteria
  • Probiotics may help with sleep.
  • Probiotics may help to reduce stress.

“What are prebiotic really? Are they a food fad? While people were just about warming up to the concept of probiotics, there suddenly came in prebiotics claiming to be better than the other.”

http://food.ndtv.com/health/prebiotics-may-help-you-beat-stress-and-get-good-sleep-1658388

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