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Probiotic Foods

It’s no secret that a healthy diet is important for a strong immune system. But what you may not know is that the key to a healthy immune system starts with a healthy gut. The microbiome is a collection of trillions of microbes that live in our gut, and it’s responsible for everything from digesting food to protecting us from disease.

While the microbiome is essential for everyone, it’s especially important for growing children. That’s because their immune systems are still developing, and they’re more susceptible to illnesses. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to promote a healthy microbiome in your child. These include feeding them probiotic-rich foods, avoiding processed foods and antibiotics, and getting them outside to play in the dirt. So next time you’re looking to boost your child’s immunity, remember that it all starts with a healthy gut.

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