B2 Functional Foods

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A  functional food is a food that gives some sort of health benefit beyond basic nutrition. For example, they might prevent a disease or promote your well being.

Prebiotics

Prebotics are live bacteria such as Bifidobacteria and Lactobacillus. They are added to foods like Yoghurt, Soya milk and dietary supplements. They are 'good bacteria' are similiar to those found in your gut. It is said that taking prebiotics helps to keep your Digestive system healthy and your Immune system strong.

Probiotics

Proboitics are carbohydrates that we can't digest e.g Oligosaccharides…

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