More studies are revealing that eating probiotic foods — which are foods that include beneficial bacteria that can help keep our gut healthy — are linked to a range of health benefits including weight loss, fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety and healthier aging. But although the research might be new, many of these foods have already been consumed in different cultures for centuries; so before you reach for a supplement read on to find some of the different probiotic foods that are available around the world.
Yogurt is probably the most common probiotic food, and is regularly consumed in countries all around the world, although there are various claims about where it originated (Bulgaria and Turkey are popular choices). It is made by fermenting milk with different bacteria, which are left in the yogurt. meaning that eating it is good for our gut.
Sauerkraut is fermented cabbage,