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8 Foods That Are Valuable Sources of Prebiotics


2. Onions

Onions, which are a very complementary ingredient to garlic, also offer a valuable amount of prebiotics. Whether raw or cooked, onions “contain a natural source of inulin which the gut uses to clean house and up the good bacteria during the process,” says OneGreenPlanet.org.

In addition to their prebiotic benefits, onions also contain antioxidant, anti-cancer, and antibiotic properties. Health.com suggests adding them to omelets, salads, and stir-frys, or as a topping for proteins like black beans, chicken, and seafood.

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