FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT
Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 50 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.
What Are Prebiotics & How They Are Beneficial To Us
A prebiotic is non-digestible food ingredients that beneficially affect the host by selectively stimulating the growth of beneficial microflora in the colon. Prebiotic offers following Benefits.
Low calorie: 1kcal/gm & undigestable, soluble dietary fiber: Anti-constipation,PH reduction,cholesterol &triglyceride reduction. Diabetic friendly: glycemic index zero, no influence on blood glucose. Stimulates Bifidus a prefered food for bifidobacteria with benefits of inhibition of other harmful bacteria, reduction in toxins& carcinogens, activation of immune system, synthesis of vitamins, improved mineral absorption. Prebiotics can be indicated in constipation PH reduction, cholesterol & triglyceride reduction.prebiotics are diabetic friendly. They have preferred food for bifidobacteria with benefits of inhibition of other harmful bacteria. Thus help in Reduction in toxins& carcinogens, Activation of the immune system, Synthesis of vitamins & Improves mineral absorption.