Making Sauerkraut

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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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 is…

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A Yogurt a Day Keeps the Fat Away

…obesity in babies. There are a variety of ways to boost the levels of beneficial bacteria in your body. Eating fermented foods--such as yogurt and sauerkraut--is one of my favorite ways. And taking a daily probiotic supplement is another way. It's clearer than ever that messing with your bacterial balance…

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