Questions tagged [probiotics]

foods or supplements that contain possibly beneficial microorganisms

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Can prebiotics substitute for consumption of probiotics in vegan diet?

Prebiotics are non-digestible food ingredients that promote growth of beneficial microorganisms in the intestines. They can be found for example in legumes and oats. As a vegan who does not eat ...
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Are probiotics added to soy milk of vegan origin?

I have been looking for probiotics in vegan foods and I have found couple of references (1, 2) saying that although soy milk contains some probiotics naturally, these are added to it as well. I ...
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Is "starter" in yogurt vegetarian?

закваска which is an ingredient in Bulgarian yogurt is translated as starter in English. Is this ingredient vegetarian?
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