I'd like to get more good bacteria into my diet, but I avoid dairy and I don't really like the thought of eating fermented veggies. Would sprouted or sourdough bread have the same benefits?
Are The Probiotic Benefits In Sprouted Or Sourdough Bread Destroyed In The Cooking Process?
Posted 07 April 2014 - 04:37 PM
nooo. just stick to non processed foods..it's really not that hard..if you're craving it badly have them as treats..
What? I'm not craving anything?
Posted 07 April 2014 - 08:39 PM
I think the sprouted grains would act more as a prebiotic rather than a probiotic. I could be wrong but I wouldn't look to the breads for your main source of bacteria. I'm not sure what your diet is but yogurt has healthy bacteria and if you are avoiding dairy there's coconut milk and almond milk yogurt out there now. Also it's not just fermented foods but pickled foods can also contain healthy bacteria. Pickles, miso soup, kombucha tea, kimchi are some other sources.
Posted 08 April 2014 - 07:00 PM
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