How To Make Sauerkraut

Food Causing Your IBS? Use Food to Fight It

…homemade sauerkraut. I keep a fresh batch going almost constantly, and some already made in the fridge at all times. It provides one of the widest varieties of beneficial bacteria that are known to protect against everything from bowel troubles to cancer. It’s inexpensive and easy to make and keep…

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Digestive Diet Tip: Make Your Own Sauerkraut

…Lactic-acid fermentation is good way to preserve foods, and the flavor of vegetables preserved in this manner improves with time. While this sauerkraut can be eaten after only 3 days, some say that sauerkraut doesn't fully mature for at least six months. Sauerkraut (Makes 1 quart) 4 c. of shredded cabbage…

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A Yogurt a Day Keeps the Fat Away

…steps to ensure that the friendly microflora in your system are robust and plentiful is more important than ever. Now it's your turn: Do you take a daily probiotic, or eat fermented foods, to keep your system in balance? You May Also Be Interested In: * Choosing the right probiotic * How to make your…

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The Superpowers of Fermented Foods

…reasons I like sauerkraut is for its numerous strains of bacteria, many of which I’m sure haven’t even been categorized. It also contains various cancer-fighting compounds, vitamin C, minerals, and other nutrients. Kefir can be found in many markets today and is fairly easy to make at home, as well…

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The Best Probiotic Foods for Digestive Relief

…unpasteurized sauerkraut, pickled beets, Korean kimchi, miso or even naturally fermented and unpasteurized beer with your meal from time to time. Not only do probiotics cure foul bowels, they help you better absorb vitamins B and K, important in boosting immunity. Now, it’s your turn: How have you added…

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Fiber and Digestive Cleansing

…processed foods, to both lessen the gritty texture and make ingredients easier to combine. Insoluble fiber, the portion of the plant that can’t be broken down by your digestive system, provides a valuable service. The fiber absorbs water and swells, making the stool bulky, soft, and easy to pass. (This…

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