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3. Dark Chocolate.

Mother Nature threw us a bone on this one! Dark chocolate isn’t just a tasty source of antioxidants, it’s also a healthy source of probiotics. In fact, the sweet stuff has more probiotics than many dairy products — up to 4 times more.

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4. Sourdough Bread.

Probiotics, right in your sandwich! Sourdough bread contains lactobacilli, a bacteria that is thought to have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.

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1:26AM PST on Jan 25, 2014

Some were surprising to me. Thanks for the post.

9:27PM PST on Jan 24, 2014

Thank you for information.

2:38AM PST on Nov 16, 2013

A better choice than chemicals

10:18AM PDT on Oct 23, 2013

nice when healthy ideas taste good

7:21PM PDT on Oct 20, 2013

I love cottage cheese and olives, miso can be very comforting, pickles are under-rated, sourdough bread is tasty, but the winner is: Dark Chocolate! (in moderation of course :-)

11:57PM PDT on Oct 16, 2013


1:03PM PDT on Oct 15, 2013

Interesting post, thanks.

1:17AM PDT on Oct 9, 2013

Thanks for the article.

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