One of the most well-known probiotic-rich foods, yogurt contains live cultures such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium that aid in maintaining gut health. Opt for plain, unsweetened yogurt for maximum benefits.
Similar to yogurt but with a thinner consistency, kefir is a fermented milk drink packed with probiotics. It can be made from cow's milk, goat's milk, or plant-based alternatives like coconut milk.
A traditional Korean dish made from fermented vegetables, primarily cabbage, and seasoned with spices. Kimchi is rich in beneficial bacteria, vitamins, and antioxidants.
Fermented cabbage that is rich in probiotics and fiber. It's a good source of vitamins C, K, and various antioxidants that support digestive health.
A Japanese seasoning made from fermented soybeans, rice, or barley. Miso is often used in soups and contains probiotics that can aid in digestion and boost the immune system.
A fermented soybean product that is a popular meat substitute for vegetarians and vegans. It's rich in probiotics, protein, and various nutrients like iron and calcium.
A tangy, fermented tea drink made from a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY). Kombucha is known for its probiotic content and potential health benefits for gut health and immunity.
Naturally fermented pickles (not the vinegar-based variety) are cucumbers fermented in brine and rich in probiotics. They can contribute to a healthy gut when consumed in moderation.