Fermented foods are trending right now, and for good reason. Research is uncovering the connection between the human microbiome, inflammation, and the chronic, persistent diseases that plague us in the 21st century. Persistent conditions such as allergies, autoimmune illnesses, and depression, have been linked to the role of the microbiome in the regulation of our bodies, and the ways they express health and illness.
Adding fermented foods to your daily diet is a practical way to boost your health.
New York Times Best Selling Author, Glow15
One important advantage of fermented foods is the improved nutrient content that results from the fermentation process. B-vitamins increase as the bacteria breaks down the carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in foods. Minerals, antioxidants, and enzymes become more bio-available in the intestinal tract after they’ve been “pre-digested” by the good bugs.
In addition to boosting the nutrient density of your diet, check out these five reasons why you’ll be saying “please pass the sauerkraut” at your next meal…