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The Cultured Collective Fermented Foods Kimchi Sauerkraut

Kimchi, Sauerkraut & Fermented Foods FAQ

What is fermentation? The process of fermentation has been utilised by man for thousands of years and was originally a means of preserving food prior to the advent of refrigerators. During fermentation, carbohydrates in food are broken down into acids by various kinds of probiotic bacteria and yeast. Why should I be eating fermented foods? Eating unpasteurised ferments such as Kimchi and Sauerkraut is a natural way of getting probiotics into your diet. Probiotics are the 'good bacteria' that help to keep our guts healthy. Studies have shown that our gut flora (the bacteria that live in our digestive system)...

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