Best Time to Take Prebiotics Powder

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Last Updated on September 4, 2020 by Ellen Christian

Wondering about the best time to take prebiotics powder for bloating? Read these simple tips about prebiotics bloating and how to avoid it.

Prebiotics are often used to help address stomach issues like gas and bloating. And, when taken properly, they can promote the growth of healthy bacteria in your gut. If you want to add the powder to prebiotics foods, why not try my Banana Frappe recipe. Or, my pumpkin steel-cut oatmeal is delicious for breakfast.  Or, scroll to the end for my no cook overnight oatmeal.

No cook overnight oats

Tips for Taking Prebiotics Powder

Many people take prebiotics to help reduce bloating, gas, and stomach upsets. Because they help promote the growth of good bacteria, they may help make your digestive system stronger. And, this can help with digestive issues like bloating.

When choosing your prebiotic supplement or powder, it’s important that you look for a natural supplement that is made in the USA in a federally inspected facility. I opt for non-GMO products because I trust the quality. And, for health reasons, I look for things that are gluten-free with low or no added sugar. 

Difference between prebiotics and probiotics

Prebiotics and probiotics are not the same things. And, the best thing to do is to take a prebiotic and probiotic combination. To put it simply, probiotics are the good bacteria that your gut needs to work right. Prebiotics are the food they need to keep working. So, you can see why it’s best to take the two together.

scooping out a prebiotic powder from the container

What is the best time to take prebiotics?

Prebiotics help feed the good bacteria in your stomach. That means that you should take them with food.  So, the best time to take prebiotics powder is at mealtime and not on an empty stomach.

I find that it’s easiest to take them at the same time every day so I develop a routine. That way, I don’t forget to take them. 

How long do prebiotics take to work?

Of course, this will really depend on each individual person. I noticed a change in the first few days of taking it. Some people may need to take a prebiotic supplement for a longer period. 

a prebiotic powder with oats and prunes on the counter near a glass jar

How do you take a prebiotic?

There are generally two ways to take a prebiotic. So, if you’re wondering about the best time to take a prebiotic it really depends on the type you want to take. Remember, you want to take it with food. So, if you are using a prebiotic powder like the Prebio Complete, I find it’s easiest to take with breakfast. I just add a scoop to my overnight oats or my smoothie. It would work just as easily with yogurt.

But, if you prefer to take a prebiotic supplement in pill form, you can take it with any meal. Or, take it with your bedtime snack. Check out my no cook overnight oatmeal for a healthy breakfast you can use your prebiotic powder in.

a supplement bottle near a water bottle with a pill organizer

What is the best prebiotic to take?

You can get some prebiotics from the foods you eat. But, to ensure that you get them every day, you really need to take a prebiotic powder or supplement. So, while I know that dandelion greens contain prebiotics, I am not eating them every day. A prebiotic powder is something I can add to my morning smoothie or overnight oats.

I have been using KarmaMD PreBio Complete which is a unique pre and probiotic supplement. And, it comes in a delicious banana flavor that makes it perfect for my morning breakfast routine. To boost my immune system, I take it with Total Immunity which is a cellular and respiratory health supplement that supports multi-system immune defense. 

One of the reasons that I love KaraMD is that they offer a 90-day satisfaction guarantee. You cannot go wrong.

a woman holding a jar of overnight oats with prebiotic powder

These products are both made in the USA from non-GMO ingredients. And, they are vegan and gluten-free.  The prebiotic powder dissolves well in my smoothie and overnight oats and the banana taste is easy to use in a bunch of different ways. All it takes is a quick shake to dissolve it in milk.

So, here are a few healthy gut options you can try:

Wondering about the best time to take prebiotics powder for bloating? Read these simple tips about prebiotics bloating and how to avoid it. And, try my high fiber no cook overnight oatmeal.

No Cook Overnight Oatmeal Recipe

This easy overnight oats recipe can be made the night before and placed in the refrigerator. In the morning, it will be ready to eat with no cooking needed. It’s my favorite way to use the PreBio Complete Powder. 

Yield: 1

High Fiber No Cook Overnight Oatmeal

Wondering about the best time to take prebiotics powder for bloating? Read these simple tips about prebiotics bloating and how to avoid it.

Wondering about the best time to take prebiotics powder for bloating? Read these simple tips about prebiotics bloating and how to avoid it. And, try my high fiber no cook overnight oatmeal.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of whole or non-dairy milk
  • 4 prunes or other dried fruit chopped
  • 1 scoop of PreBio by KaraMD

Instructions

  1. Add the oats to a Mason jar.
  2. Add the prunes.
  3. Pour in the water and the milk.
  4. Add a scoop of PreBio by KaraMD.
  5. Shake well.
  6. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 631Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 135mgCarbohydrates: 120gFiber: 14gSugar: 50gProtein: 21g

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