8 Probiotic Foods You Should Be Eating

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8 Probiotic Foods You Should Be Eating

Improve digestion and strengthen your immune system with foods that contain gut-friendly “good bacteria.”

The traditional Japanese seasoning is a thick paste with a very salty and tangy flavor. It's typically produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and a fungus called kojikin. Look for miso in the refrigerated section of your grocery store. Add it to soups or stews, or try this easy miso soup recipe:

Miso Soup


  • 4 scallions, sliced thin
  • 1 tbsp nori seaweed
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup miso
  • 4 oz silken tofu


  1. In a soup pot, sauté the scallions with the seaweed for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add water, miso, and tofu and simmer over low heat for 3 minutes. Do not boil. Serve immediately.

Serves: 4

Nutrition (per serving): 60 calories, 4g protein, 7g carbs, 2g fat, 1g fiber, 870mg sodium, 2g sugar


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