For decades, the process of fermentation was only used to preserve foods. Rather than a health supplement or a must-have for gut health, fermented foods became an essential part of different cultures. Over time, science became interested in the potential health benefits of such foods.
Why Fermented Foods?
According to different studies, through the fermentation process, lactic acid bacteria and other enzymes form in these foods. All these new bacteria can have many health benefits such as antioxidant, anti-microbial, anti-allergic, and anti-inflammatory activity.
Let’s explore some of the reasons why we need more fermented foods in our diets.