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8 Probiotic-Rich Foods That Aren’t Yogurt

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When it comes to probiotics (or so called good bacteria) yogurt gets all the credit. However, there are other foods that are just as beneficial for proliferating the healthy bacteria in your gut, aiding the body’s absorption of nutrients.

Probiotics power and strengthen your immune system, digestive system, and lower your blood pressure, so if you don’t dig yogurt—that’s perfectly alright. You can still get a beneficial share of probiotics from the following foods…

1. Miso

The very first time I tasted this traditional Japanese seasoning, it was mixed into a peanut sauce for fish, and it was absolutely delicious!  The thick and rather salty, fermented soy bean paste is often added to soups, stews, and stir-fries, where you gain the probiotic benefits, plus the tangy taste—of fermented soy beans, a fungus (called kojikin), and grains (i.e., rice or barley)

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