You can easily improve your own health in your very own kitchen with fermented foods. All you need are a few basic supplies and you can start making your own gut healing food.
Food that has gone through the fermentation process is said to be anti-oxidant, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and anti-atherosclerotic. Read the full article on Medical News Today.
For most people when first starting to eat fermented foods , mild digestive issues can and often will be experienced.
Some of the things that may happen are:
The most common recommendation is 1 serving per day. A couple of tablespoons of fermented food or a few ounces of a fermented beverage, would be enough to start reaping the health benefits of adding it to your diet.
Fermented food actually doesn’t contain yeast. It is full of beneficial bacteria called lactobacilli , which actually aide in controlling bacterial overgrowth and candida. They produce lactic acid which is beneficial for your skin.
Weight loss is actually an added benefit achieved from the other benefits of eating fermented food. Weight loss is often hindered by an unhealthy gut and inflammation , so adding fermented foods to your daily intake will ease inflammation and help build a healthy gut full of good bacteria, which will aide in weight loss.
I would love to know what your favorite fermented food is! Leave a comment below.