“Eating probiotics –good bacteria that live in your gut and show up in such foods as sauerkraut, kimchi and kombucha tea– may help…Yogurt is a symbiotic, meaning it contains both pre- and probiotics in one handy package. Annual studies suggest that some probiotic foods can increase production of intestinal hormones responsible for making you feel more sated and may also slightly speed up your metabolism. This may explain why a long-term Harvard University study, published in 2011, found that regular yogurt eaters gradually lost weight during middle age rather than gaining it, the way most people do.” (p. 108-109)
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