Recent consumer research found that only 17% of people had a good understanding of what probiotics do for our gut and few knew where to find good everyday sources. In this podcast with dietitian, Jaime Rose Chambers, we plunge into the myths that surround these gut-loving goodies to help your patients improve their gut health. Do all fermented foods contain probiotics? And are all probiotics the same? Tune in to find out! Jaime explains how to spot products containing scientifically researched probiotics and shares how she motivates her patients to weave probiotic-packed foods into their everyday dietsShe also dispels common misconceptions like “all yoghurt is probiotic”, and reveals her practical tips to help guide patients in choosing good food sources of probiotics like yoghurt, kefir and bread.


Jamie Rose Chambers is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and nutritionist who holds a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Newcastle and is currently completing a Master of Clinical Science in Complementary Therapies. A lover of food, Jamie, originally considered a career as a chef before deciding to combine her two passions, food and health. Today her days are spent helping her patients understand their own food behaviours and how they can work towards a happier and healthier future, while still being able to enjoy the foods they love.


In this episode, we discuss:

  • The difference between fermented foods and foods that contain probiotics
  • The effects that certain probiotic strains have on various aspects of gut health
  • How often we should be eating probiotic-rich foods and in what quantities

Additional resources

For further information on probiotic yoghurts, go to:

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

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Supported by Vaalia as part of Gut Health Month

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