Friday, 20 April 2007

Wow What Is A Prebiotic In Peoples Back Yards



Inulin is created by plants as an energy source for them.

  • a prebiotic
    • This fiber humans cannot digest.  However your gut bacteria can and they have a field day doing so
    • The prediotics are non-living, non-digestible carbohydrates that humans cannot digest. 
      • do serve as a food for the tiny living friendly microorganism aka bacteria within the gut that we like our bodies to know
    • probiotics
      • living microorganisms [ bacteria or yeast] that end up in the gut through ingestion  
        • Aged cheese
        • bitter chocolate
        • coconut Kefir
        • kefir
        • kimchi
        • misco
        • Natto
        • pickled vegetables
        • Probiotic milk
        • sour cream
        • sauerkraut
        • tempeh
        • Yoghurt
          • includes non-dairy youghurt
    • which means they include fructans and galacto-oligosachairdes
  • Prebiotic foods are not digested but in humans this type of carbohydrate is as a bulk in the digestive system. So the body may believe it is full!
    • Basically as Inulin is a soluble fiber when water is added [ or other fluids] inulin turns into a gel.  This bulk form makes your stomach empty much slower.  Thus you feel fuller for longer 
    • When then may find  that there is  less overeating and a bigger possibility of making better food choices.
      • quiet possible when you are preparing, cooking and then eating the food from your own garden.  Or even recognizing that besides the known fruit and vegetables promoted to you in the shops the big companies are taking the stuff people were convinced by out of site out of mind slight of hand  and typically many people follow suit only to throw away into their own compost bins the same stuff that they now purchase in pill form!
  • Absorbed in the stomach 
    • but it does stay in the bowel while 
      • helping certain beneficial bacteria to grow.
  • Frequently used as a 
    • added to ice cream to 
      • prevent ice crystals and 
        • reduce the amount of fat within
    • alternative to eggs in baked goods
    • fat substitute 
    • sweetener
  • often used by mouth 
  • May be found to
    • Act as an electron sink for anaerobic respiration in gut
    • assist with constipation.
      • because its a dietary fiber insulin can stimulate the bowel movements
    • Lower the pH in the gut
    • improve 
      • bioavailability of minerals
      • blood lipid profiles
      • improve glycaemic control
      • improve immune function
      • improve lactation
      • promote weight loss
      • reduce blood pressure
    • lowering those 
      • high blood fats 
      • cholesterol
      • triglycerides
    • Overall improvement of Gut Health
    • Potential towards the following
      • lower risk of 
        • certain gastrointestinal disorders
          • or inflamatory bowel disease
        • coronary heart disease
        • diabetes 
        • hypertension
        • obesity
        • Stroke
    • Reduce gut Infection
    • Suppress colon cancer initiation
    • weight loss


Inulin has other names

    Beta (2-1) frutants, Chickery Extract, Chicory Inulin


There is more to the simple Prebiotics family foods list than just Prebiotics   So there are a few non Inulin ones added to this list.  Use your own verifying research  to quantify the following list as truth for yourself.  This is after all an adventure into finding out whats in the garden here, your back garden and surrounding countryside, or around the world that our bodies and mind are familiar with..

Insulin is found in a very wide variety of plants. Following is a shortened list as these are primarily used within the writers garden and /or the cooking adventures

  • Bread/ Cereals / Snacks
    • Barley
    • Couscous
    • Gnoccho
    • Oats - Beta-Glunan
    • Rye
      • Bread
      • crackers
    • Wheat
      • Bran
      • Bread
  • Fruit
    • Apples - Pectin
      • Custard Apples
    • Avarcado - Inulin, Pectin
    • Bananas
    • Berries
    • Cherries
    • Dried frit ( EG dates, figs)
    • Grapefruit
    • Kiwi Fruit
    • mangoes
    • Nectarines
    • Olives
    • Peers
    • Persimmon
    • Plantains
    • Pomegranate
    • Rumbutan
    • Tamarillo
    • Tomatoe
    • Watermelon
    • White Peaches
  • Legumes
    • Baked Beans
    • Chickpeas
    • Lentils
    • Red Kidney beans
    • Soya Beans
  • Nuts and seeds
    • Chai seeds
    • Cashews
    • Flax
    • Pistachio nuts
  • Marine Algae
    • Seaweed
  • Other
    • Human Breast Milk
  • Vegatables
    • Artichokes - Jerusalem
    • Asparagus - Inulin
    • Berries
    • Beets
      • Beetroot
    • Broccoli
    • Burdock root
    • Brussel sprouts
    • Cabbage
    • Carrots
    • Cauliflower
    • Chicory root
    • Cocoa
    • Coconut
      • Coconut flour

      • Coconut meat
    • Cumbers
    • Dandelion 
      • Greens  - Inulin
      • Roots
    • Fennel bulb
    • flax seeds
    • Garlic  Inulin, fructooligosaccharides
    • Ginger roots
    • Heart of Palm
    • Jicama Root - Inulin
    • Konjac Roots [ aka Elephant yam}
    • Kumera
    • Leek - Inulin
    • Onion - Inulin, fructooligosaccharides
    • Peas 
      • Green peas
      • Snow Peas
    • Punpkin Seeds
    • Radishes
      • Daikon
    • Shallots
    • Spring onion
    • Sweet Corn
    • Savory Cabbage
    • Sweet Potatoes
    • Wild Rice
    • Wild Yams
    • Yacon Root



 Please note the information contained on this page are notes set out in a helpful manner for the writer. 

That stated like all the information on this Susan.off on adventure the information is what Susan has either done, experienced or found. It mayn't fit your specific circumstances be they health, gardening or any other part or variety of your circumstances.

Should you find this information useful please make sure you contact the professional provider of your choice as this information is from the writers notes and not meant to replace advice from your health care provider or doctor and is not meant to cover all possible uses, precautions, interaction or adverse effects.

Never delay in seeking help from a specific qualified provider because of something your have read on Susan Off On Adventures. 

 Basically use your own due diligence and commonsense


Reference

https://www.monash.edu/medicine/ccs/gastroenterology/prebiotic/faq#:~:text=A%20prebiotic%20is%20a%20type,galacto%2Doligosachairdes%20(GOS).

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/19-best-prebiotic-foods#The-bottom-line

https://drjockers.com/top-33-prebiotic-foods/

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/food-science/prebiotics

https://irenamacri.com/top-20-prebiotic-foods-for-gut-health/



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