What is fermented food?
Fermented foods have been around for thousands of years. It has been a way to keep food fresh, especially before the invention of refrigeration. Fermented Foods are put through a fermentation process in which natural bacteria create lactic acid by feeding on the sugar and starch. Outside of perserving the food the process creates beneficial enzymes, b-vitamins, fatty acids, and various strains of probiotics. They have many health benefits.
Why fermented food?
Your body needs good bacteria inside of it in order to get balanced with nature. Often times we were taught that we shouldn’t have bacteria in our bodies, that we should hand sanitize, clean everything off and completely sanitize and kill all the bacteria. The reality is, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. If you eliminate all bacteria, your body is in trouble. You need it in order to symbiotically live with the environment around us. We actually...