Probiotics are the good bacteria, the kind that aid the immune system, help the body metabolize nutrients, and promote healthy digestion. Knowing what foods have probiotics can help you consume a gut-healthy diet.
Here's a few of our favorite probiotic-rich drinks, condiments, and snacks that are ready to eat or sip on—no prep required.
Curious what other foods contain probiotics? Check out 11 Foods with Probiotics and Why We Have a Good Gut Feeling About Them.
Handcrafted in small batches, GT's Kombucha is a refreshing dose of probiotics, amino acids, and enzymes for gut health.
With an even larger number of cultures than yogurt, kefir packs a probiotic punch. Plus, it has less sugar. Pro tip: It makes great smoothies.
Cleveland Kraut Packets
Unlike canned sauerkraut, refrigerated kraut still has live bacteria that are good for the digestive tract. Plus, these pouches come ready to be mixed in salad or tucked into a sandwich.
Kimchi is a mixture of fermented vegetables and is a staple in Korean cuisine. It's not only rich in probiotics, it's also packed with vitamins and minerals. Try it on burgers, tacos, rice, even pizza.
Cultured Snacking Co. Snack Bars
Made from yogurt, almonds, and other healthful ingredients, and coming in flavors like lemon, peach, and blueberry chai, these tasty refrigerator bars make gut-friendly snacking taste good.