Fermenting vegetables can be a healthy way to improve your diet. If you are having trouble digesting your foods….adding these foods rich in probiotics may be the solution to your problems.
The most popular fermented foods are now readily avaiable in most health food stores. They include drinks like Kefir(which is fermented milk) and kombucha(which is a fermented tea). They also include vegetables like sauerkraut (fermented cabbage), Kimchi(fermented Napa Cabbage and Korean Radishes), and pickles(fermented cucumbers).
These foods can:
improve the health of your intestinal tract.
Enhance your immune system.
Reduce symptoms of lactose intolerance.
Reduce your risk for certain cancer
Prevent and treat urinary tract infections.
Heal inflammatory bowel conditions.
Manage and prevent eczema in children.
Fight food-borne illnesses.
Help with mineral absorption and producing nutrients such as B vitamins and vitamin K2.
Prevent obesity and diabetes, and regulate dietary fat absorption.
Improve your mood and mental health.
So go out and pick up these wondrous foods at the market or for the more adventurous souls…try making these probiotic rich foods at home!
Chef Paul Robbins
Hampton Bays, NY
Proudly serving all towns in the Hamptons, including: Amagansett, Bridgehampton East Hampton, Hampton Bays,
Quogue, Montauk, Sag Harbor, Sagaponack, Southampton, Wainscott, Westhampton, and Water Mill