TAG: fermented foods

Kimchi Packs Proven Health Benefits

Margie King, GreenMedInfo Waking Times Koreans have been enjoying salted and fermented vegetables known as kimchi for about 2000 years. It’s typically served with steamed rice at every Korean meal. But this spicy dish is much more than a condiment. Researchers in Korea just published a comprehensive review of the health benefits of kimchi as a probiotic. In it they

The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times Between the hard and fast dichotomies of cooked and raw, dead and alive, is this beautiful thing called fermented.  A place where many of the digestive challenges associated with raw foods (e.g. enzyme inhibitors, anti-nutrients, lectins) are overcome in favor of not just preserving their benefits (e.g. enzyme activity,

Simplifying Probiotics – A Path To Improving Your Gut Health

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Billions of beneficial bacteria, commonly referred to as probiotics, live in the human body. These bacteria are part of what keeps the body in balance in order to maintain overall good health. They reside in the human digestive system, specifically the intestinal tract also referred to as the gut, (as

Risks and Benefits of Fermented Foods Consumption

Raluca Schachter, Guest Writer Waking Times  It is wise, beneficial and important to incorporate healthy foods in our diet, which our ancestors used in their traditional, local diets, keeping them healthy and long living. However, the way we do this in our modern times can sometimes go awry. The clinical reality of our crummy, inefficient digestion,

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