Fermented Vegetables

The Superpowers of Fermented Foods

…a beer or two in honor of St. Patrick's Day. They likely weren't thinking about the fermentation process that created the beverage in their hand, but being a big fan of fermented products, I surely did! Fermented foods are alive and teaming with beneficial microbes (or probiotics) that keep the digestive…

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The Best Probiotic Foods for Digestive Relief

…This traditional fermented food is an excellent source of protein, calcium and friendly bacteria. Look for low-salt options. * Whey: Goldilocks may have been on to something, eating her curds and whey. The liquid left over from clabbered milk can be used in soups, added to vegetables or blended with fruit…

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Food Causing Your IBS? Use Food to Fight It

fermented foods out of necessity, filled with healthy bacteria. But our modern-day food processing has literally stripped these foods of their digestion-enhancing properties. Recent studies have confirmed what our ancestors knew, that 50-70 percent of people who include more fermented vegetables, milk…

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Fiber and Digestive Cleansing

…doesn’t happen when the fiber comes from a wide variety of foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seeds, dried beans, popcorn, brown rice, and bran. You May Also Be Interested In: * Traditional fermented foods and how they aid digestion * The digestive health benefits of probiotics

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Six Steps to Successful Sprouting

…or a salad. Now it’s your turn: What kinds of meals do you use sprouted seeds in? You May Also Be Interested In * How to Maked Your Own Fermented Vegetables * How to Cook Gasless Beans

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Weekly Update for July 29, 2013

…Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables – Wednesday, July 31 * A Little Known Cause to Bad Breath – Friday, August 2 Be sure to visit again in a couple days! Now it’s your turn: What topics would you like to learn more about? You May Also Be Interested In: * The Power of Fermented Foods * How to Fix…

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Weekly Update for August 26, 2013

…begin receiving my health tips in your inbox. This week’s issue covers: * Probiotics: A Key to Good Digestive Health * How to Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables * How to Relieve Gas Naturally Also, coming up on my blog this week: * What's the Difference Between a Probiotic and a Digestive Enzyme? –…

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Cleanse with Cabbage Juice

…of cabbage. Next, to ferment the juice, I cover the cabbage-filled crockery vessel with Saran wrap and just let it sit out on the counter at room temperature for three days. At the end of three days, I strain the liquid through cheesecloth and discard the pulp. The now-fermented cabbage juice can be…

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