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Fermented Foods Strengthen Immune System

Why do some foods like chocolate, wine and cheese taste so delicious? Fermenting magically transforms their original ingredients into something more desirable. Besides upping flavor, some lactic-acid ferments, such as homemade sauerkraut, actually strengthen your immune system. Pickling, brewing and culturing are other terms to describe this process by which friendly enzymes, fungi and bacteria pre-digest a food. Fermentation increases the flavor, medicinal value and nutrition of foods. Here’s why sauerkraut,  kefir, kimchee and miso are such remarkable foods. When you are looking to add fermented foods to your diet, the… Continue Reading

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