Sometimes, I forget that not everyone was born Polish and fed with sauerkraut from infancy. So, I am still a bit surprised when people ask me how to eat fermented food, even though I heard this question so many times. Continue reading How to Implement Fermented Food in Your Diet
Any food made by fermentation can be called Fermented Food. However, not all fermented foods are probiotic. Continue reading Are All Fermented Foods Probiotic?
Besides supplements, lacto-fermented foods are the only source of live beneficial bacteria in the human diet. Eating these products supports the functions the good gut flora performs in our bodies. Continue reading Health Benefits of Fermented Foods
Lactobacilli and other lacto-bacteria (e.g. Bifidobacteria) that perform lacto-fermentation and make lacto-fermented food, live also in the urinary, digestive and genital tracts of humans. They constitute so-called good flora and are believed to be in constant competition with bad flora. Continue reading What Is the Gut Flora?
Fermentation is a metabolic process that releases energy from carbohydrates without the use of oxygen. It occurs in yeast and bacteria, but also in oxygen-starved muscle cells. Continue reading What Is Fermentation?
Fermentation is fun. There are only a few strict rules to follow, and the rest is the matter of the will to experiment and to be open to unexpected results that are nice more often than not. Nothing can go seriously wrong unless Continue reading Mold – When Things Get Ugly