Top 10 Probiotic Foods

Top 10 Probiotic Foods

What are the top 10 probiotic foods?  I am going to list a few of our family favorites.  We love probiotic foods. We include probiotic foods in our diet daily.  It is so important for immune support and digestive health especially in growing children.

1. Raw Kefir– A probiotic fermented milk drink made by kefir grains.  This beverage has helped many heal from severe digestive and gut damage.

2. Raw Cheese– A source of probiotics and nutrients.  Packed with calcium and fat-soluble vitamins, raw cheese is an awesome probiotic rich food.

3. Raw Milk– packed with healthy vitamins and minerals especially magnesium, calcium, and potassium.

4. Cultured Veggies– such as kimchi, organic soy sauce, and properly prepared sauerkraut.

5. Kvass– A Russian staple of refreshment for centuries, has a malty taste with a sweet finish and light sparkle.  This probiotic beverage of the first rank is slowly finding its way into health food stores across America.  Nourishing Traditions Cookbook has a great recipe for Kvass.

6. Raw Yogurt– Fermented with live active cultures (not too high of heat- homemade is best)

7. Probiotic Salsa– similar to regular salsa.

8. Kombucha– Also from Russia, more widely known.  Fizzy fermented beverage is made from black or green tea and a fungus culture. Great options in grocery stores now.

9. Homemade Sports Drinkcultured whey mixed with organic grape juice

10. Natto– A fermented soy bean paste with an unappetizing smell, is full of Bacilus subtilis spores as well as other wonderful probiotic nutrients.

My goal is to eat a Top 10 probiotic foods with each meal.  There are amazing sources of healthy probiotics in many foods.  Go give them a try if you haven’t already.


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About the Author:

I am a mother of 3. We eat nourishing and traditional food at home. We use natural healing successfully with essential oils, herbs, and homeopathy. We love being in the outdoors and living the "green" life.


  1. Anonymous February 16, 2012 at 9:16 pm - Reply

    Brian is eating probiotics in every meal–and for the first time–his weight is stable. He isn’t loosing rapidly and he isn’t gaining rapidly. His body is finally becoming balanced!

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