This salad is a probiotic powerhouse! A ton of fibrous vegetables get slicked with a good bacteria-rich kefir dressing. You can skip the sardines to make this a side salad, but keep them for a super-satisfying meal.
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Be Well caught up with Seamus Mullen to talk food, fitness, and why he loathes the term guilty pleasures.
Probiotics — the live microorganisms found in fermented foods such as kefir and kimchi — are one of the hottest, and most promising, topics in nutritional research. Your gut is teeming with trillions of bacteria that help you digest food as well as thwart intruders — and it turns out, you can give those friendly bacteria a boost by adding probiotics to your body. “We’re only at the cusp of understand the potential of probiotics,” says Gregor Reid, PhD, a microbiologist at the University of Western Ontario. Soon, Dr. Reid theorizes, probiotics may be used in prescription drugs to treat a range of conditions, from acne to depression.
Redness. Acne. Wrinkles. Premature aging. Rosacea. Psoriasis. Eczema. What do they all have in common? Inflammation.