[10 ways to take probiotics to support intestinal health and have a positive effect on the resident bacteria on your skin] Part 3 **Using supplements**

Prebiotic supplements are also available. In particular, we recommend supplements that contain specific strains of bacteria or are diverse.

**Main types and characteristics of prebiotics:**

  1. **Inulin:**

- **Characteristics:** Dietary fiber found in large amounts in chicory root and artichoke. Promotes the growth of Bifidobacterium.

- **Effects:** Improves the intestinal environment and increases the number of good bacteria.

  1. **Fructooligosaccharides (FOS):**

- **Characteristics:** Contained in bananas, onions, garlic, etc. Propagates Bifidobacterium and supports good bacteria.

- **Effects:** Increases the number of good bacteria in the intestines and improves bowel movements.

  1. **Galactooligosaccharides (GOS):**

- **Characteristics:** Contained in dairy products and tofu. Promotes the growth of Bifidobacterium.

- **Effects:** Increases the number of good bacteria in the intestines and improves immune function.

  1. **Gum Arabic:**

- **Characteristics:** Extracted from acacia resin. Supports the growth of Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus.

- **Effects:** Improves intestinal environment and normalizes bowel movements.

  1. **Resistant starch:**

- **Characteristics:** Mainly found in unripe bananas, potatoes, and lentils. Fermented by intestinal bacteria to produce fatty acids.

- **Effects:** Stabilizes blood sugar levels and maintains intestinal health.

These probiotics and prebiotics are taken as food or supplements and contribute to regulating the intestinal environment and maintaining health. However, effectiveness and safety vary from person to person, so it is important to consult with a doctor or nutritionist.


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