Probiotics and Digestion and How They affect your eating habits!

Probiotics and Digestion and How They affect your eating habits!

What are Probiotics?

Greetings my friends! I dont want to just talk about food but how food affects our bodies. This article is a good resource that i found on probiotics and digestion. I did not even know about a thing called Probiotics but this article was a first for me. But now knowing about how they can affect your digestion, and after having taken some probiotics i must say that my digestion is a lot better. I believe that efficient digestion probably aids and assits renal function. Probiotics are healthy bacteria that help you break down and obsorb food.

What are the good uses of bacteria?

When we hear the word Bacteria in common verbiage it usually has a negative connotation to it. However i’ve learned through the company i work for that there are some bacterias that are awesome for us! Its not just good for the breaking down and digestion of food but also helps with autoimmune diseases and even mental health (depression) that’s a trip huh? So i wanted to share this article with you, enjoy and let me know what you think in the comment below.

Probiotics And Digestion

Source: Probiotics And Digestion

Recipe of the Month – Green Chilli Stew

I originally got this recipe from DaVita, however, i have altered it a small bit to my own personal style! Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Kara from Arizona.

Portions: 6

Serving size: 3/4 cup stew, 1 tortilla


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound lean pork chops
  • 1 pound of lean ground beef.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces canned green chili peppers
  • 3 garlic clove
  • 14 ounces low-sodium chicken broth
  • 6 flour tortillas, burrito size
  • 3/4 cup iceberg lettuce
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream


  1. In a large zip-top plastic bag combine flour, garlic powder and black pepper; mix well.
  2. Cut pork into bite size cubes. Place pork in the bag and shake to coat well with flour mixture.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet and brown pork pieces. Then cook hamburger afterward to well-done consistency.
  4. Drain chili peppers and dice. Mince garlic clove.
  5. Place browned pork, browned hamburger, chili peppers, garlic and chicken broth into a slow cooker. Cook for 10 hours on low heat.
  6. Place 3/4 cup of stew on a tortilla and roll burrito style.
  7. Shred lettuce and chop cilantro.Top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream, lettuce, and cilantro.

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Chef Kenny Green grew up in Denver, Colorado to two developmentally disabled parents. He always had a love of cooking sitting in his great aunt’s kitchen watching her make the best soul food. After high school, he enrolled at the Clearfield Job Corps Center in Utah and studied the Culinary Arts program graduating as a certified chef with the American Association of Hotels and Restaurants. He is also a certified baker. Having kidney disease as of last year he is changing his diet to live a more fulfilled life! Welcome to the journey!


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