Complete Gut Health: Probiotics and Prebiotics


Complete gut health: When it comes to gut health, probiotics are only part of the story. Because probiotics need prebiotics for fuel, each cup of Lavva is packed with food-based prebiotics and 50 billion live vegan probiotics per serving.

Prebiotics are a type of non-digestible fiber that plays a critical role in gut health. While probiotics are well known for healthy gut, they can’t function to their full potential without prebiotics, which act as fuel for probiotics. They work the best when paired together, so Lavva contains both prebiotics and probiotics, for complete gut health.

True to its name — resistant starch is a type of prebiotic fiber that’s resistant to being digested in your stomach and small intestine, allowing it to arrive to your large intestine intact. Here, it acts as food for probiotics in your gut.

Resistant starch has been found to offer a range of health benefits from weight loss and satiety to increased insulin sensitivity and colorectal cancer protection. It’s naturally found in starchy foods like the young plantains and cassava we use to make Lavva.