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Gut Permaculture – understanding probiotics, prebiotics & synbiotics

All probiotics are not created equal. First off I will start with the basics. Why we need probiotics. Probiotics are live microorganisms (in most cases, bacteria) that are similar to beneficial microorganisms found in the human gut. They are also called “friendly bacteria” or “good bacteria.” The word “probiotic” is a compound of two Greek words: “pro,” to signify promotion of and “biotic,” which means life. Their very definition is something that affirms life and health. That’s true even by...

How to make yogurt

In our home we try to get as much probiotics from our foods as possible. Store bought yogurt is not cultured to optimal hours at around 5 hours versus the 12 hour culture we do at our home. you can either order a yogurt starter ( euro cuisine yogurt maker) or you can go to the store & buy your favorite plain yogurt to use as your starter. As far as yogurt makers go. you don’t need a yogurt maker,...