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.
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.
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.
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/
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 […]