Fermented Foods: How to ‘Culture’ Your Way to Optimal Health | Wake Up World

July 21st, 2021

By Dr. Joseph Mercola

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

There is an abundance of nutritional therapies that can help you get to new levels of health. I’ve been advocating them for decades now, but there is one that I’ve found to have phenomenal benefits in your overall wellness: the introduction of fermented foods to your diet.

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Fermented brew offers DELICIOUS way to ward off disease-causing bacteria and restore microbiome | NaturalHealth365

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by: Damon Hines, staff writer | May 17, 2021

(NaturalHealth365) Thanks to the fermentation craze, fizzy, probiotic-forward drinks such as kefir and kombucha are the elixirs of choice in health food circles.  Originating in the Caucasus Mountains and derived from the Turkish word keyif, meaning “feeling good,” kefir is a nutrient-dense, milk-based drink packed with protein, B vitamins, potassium, and calcium.  But it’s kefir’s high level of probiotics, a group of living cultures that help balance intestinal flora and improve gut health (microbiome), that have health-conscious consumers reaching for the sour, creamy concoction.  Kefir is a wonder drink that has been popular in certain parts of the world for centuries, but if you’re just learning about it now, you’re not alone. .. kefir (pronounced keh-feer) has long lived in the shadow of kombucha, its trendy, probiotic “cousin.”

Read more: https://www.naturalhealth365.com/kefir-improves-microbiome-3834.html