Eating prebiotics may improve sleep, cut impact of stress
|Eating prebiotics may improve sleep, cut impact of stress||Darrell Miller||03/01/17|
March 01, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Eating prebiotics may improve sleep, cut impact of stress
Prebiotics are dietary fibers that are found naturally in foods such as asparagus, leeks, chickory and other foods. Prebiotics are non digestible fibers and they are what probiotics feed on. A diet that includes foods with prebiotics is shown to be better for sleep patterns especially in youngsters. It improves REM sleep and also improves REM sleep for stress.
- Intake of probiotics may help improve sleep and act as a buffer against the physiological impacts of stress, a study shows.
- Prebiotics are certain types of non-digestible fibers that probiotic bacteria feed on.
- REM sleep is believed to be critical for promoting recovery from stress.
"Prebiotics are certain types of non-digestible fibers that probiotic bacteria feed on, such as the fibers found in many plant sources like asparagus, oatmeal, and legumes as well as in breast milk."