Good For Your Gut
Fermented foods are nothing new — they have been a part of people's diets around the world for centuries. So why talk about them now? Research continues to find new ways that fermented foods, such as sauerkraut, kefir, and more, are good for your body. In particular, the more fermented foods eaten, the greater number microbial species found in the gut. What that may lead to is a lower rate of obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and other health conditions.
These are some of the most popular fermented foods — if you haven't added them to your diet yet, they're well worth considering.
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