· By Merle von KOMBUCHERY
Fermented foods at a glance - This is how healthy Kombucha is
Fermented foods have a long tradition
It may sound strange, but most bacteria are our protectors and do not harm our bodies. Therefore, it makes sense to consume foods and beverages that help keep these beneficial bacteria in your body. Fermented food carries many of these good and beneficial bacteria, while also providing you with vitamins, minerals and valuable enzymes quite easily.
You are probably already unconsciously familiar with a wide variety of fermented foods from your everyday life:
- different types of cheese
What happens during the fermentation of food?
People have been fermenting food for hundreds of years. Fermentation used to be a simple solution to be able to eat food even in the cold winter. Fermented foods are rich in nutrients and important probiotic bacteria, and they have an indefinite shelf life. Fermentation of food or beverages such as kombucha is not a highly complicated industrial process. If you take a closer look at the process of fermentation (fermentation), the starch and sugar present in the organic material (food) are broken down with the Support of enzymes and microorganisms and converted into acid, gases or alcohol.t. It is a completely natural process that can take place under oxygen-poor conditions. The basic requirements for fermentation are microorganisms, such as lactic acid bacteria.
Why fermented foods can be good for your gut and health?
- On the one hand, the good bacteria described above can arise, which are responsible for a healthy and active intestinal flora of the human body are indispensable.
- In addition, the formation of acids leads to a low pH, so that it unwanted harmful bacteria have a harder time colonizing the body. Their necessary breeding ground is practically snatched from them.
- That too The immune system is mostly in the gut and can benefit from the fermented foods.
- In people with irritable bowel syndrome fermented foods can contribute to the digestion of food and reduce pain and discomfort.
Hinweis: Dieser Artikel ist ausschließlich für Informationszwecke bestimmt und nicht als professionelle Analyse, Beratung oder medizinische Auskunft zu verstehen, sondern enthält die persönliche Meinung des Autors, basierend auf recherchierter Fachliteratur und eigener Erfahrung zum Thema.