Tag: Probiotics

How to Make Kefir

How to Make Kefir

How to Make Kefir
Kefir is a cultured milk drink that after fermentation acquires a wonderful sour, and sometimes effervescent, taste. This tanginess brings a whole new flavor to smoothies, lassis, and other drinks just as you would use yogurt or regular milk.

What are the health benefits of Kombucha Tea?

What are the health benefits of Kombucha Tea?

Kombucha is a living probiotic tea that helps detoxify the body, energize the mind, and is packed with beneficial bacteria. Kombucha aids the body in healing and restoring gut health and integrity. The fermentation process gives the tea a fuzzy effervescent quality, like a natural soda.

What are the benefits of lacto-fermented foods?

What are the benefits of lacto-fermented foods?

Health Benefits of Eating Lacto-fermented Foods

The benefits of fermented foods start with the growth of the bacteria strain lactobacilli during the fermentation process. This type of healthy bacteria enhances digestibility and increases vitamin levels. Lactobacilli convert the starches and sugars of the vegetables into lactic acid which is a natural preservative. It prevents the growth of harmful bacteria while keeping the pH level favorable to good bacterial strains.  

 

What are some of the benefits of lacto-fermented foods
Lacto-fermented foods enhance digestibility and increase vitamin levels.

One of the great benefits of eating fermented foods is how their enzymes aid in the digestion of the food as you eat them.  

Super scientific explanation here https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4844621/ 

What’s the Difference Between Fermenting and Rotting?

What’s the Difference Between Fermenting and Rotting?

Ever wonder what’s the difference is between fermenting and rotting food? Short Answer: Rotting is an uncontrolled act of a food decomposing. Dangerous bacteria take over the food in question, breaking it down to a dangerous and foul state. Rotting kills the food. Fermenting is […]