The Health Benefits of Fermented Food

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Fermented foods are rich in healthy bacteria that improve overall gut health, but a healthy stomach is just the start. Here's the long-short of why fermented foods, specifically lacto-fermented vegetables, are good for you:

  • Improved stomach health
  • Strengthened immune system
  • Keeps you regular
  • Assists with weight loss
  • Lowers cholesterol 
  • Increases nutrient absorption
  • Attributed to cancer prevention
  • Helps alleviate stomach-related diseases, including irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease
  • Prevents allergic disease development in children 
  • Relieves depression (research in progress on the relationship between the stomach and mental health) 

Learn more on how and why lacto-fermented foods are good for you from fermentation expert and author, Sandor Katz, in the video below.

 

 

 

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