How to Make Sauerkraut: A Natural Secret Remedy to Prevent Cancer and Heart Disease

It is common knowledge that fast food is bad for health, but did you know that there is one topping that goes on your hotdog that is considered one of the healthiest foods you can eat? That is sauerkraut.  Sauerkraut is actually fermented veggies whose consumption goes way back to ancient China almost 4000 years ago. You might have also heard of Korean Kimchi which is more or less the same thing. Like all fermented foods, sauerkraut has immense health benefits and can remain fresh for a long time.  Sauerkraut and fermented veggies are considered healthy because they contain probiotics.

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1Why we need probiotics

Yes, probiotics are good bacteria required for a healthy gut and immune system. We all have it in our bodies, unfortunately the medication that we usually have to take like antibiotics don’t differentiate between good and bad bacteria and ends up killing the community of good microflora in our gut. Unhealthy foods also lead to a reduction in good bacteria.

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2What are probiotics?

Probiotics are live microorganisms like fungi, bacteria and yeast which when consumed in adequate amounts can give you immense health benefits. There are certain foods that naturally contain probiotics which are also formulated into tablets. They can improve your digestive issues and protect against diseases and improve your immunity.

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3Improves digestion and gut health

Sauerkraut is a good source of fiber important for the digestive system. It can prevent issues like constipation, regulate your bowels and also prevents problems like cramps and bloating. By regularly consuming sauerkraut, there is a decreased risk of diseases like colon and stomach cancers.

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4Increases energy levels

Sauerkraut is high in iron and also increases energy as well as circulation by boosting our metabolism. It reduces or prevents anemia simply because iron contributes to the production of red blood cells. A healthy blood cell count leads to better circulation and transportation of oxygen throughout the body. Healthy oxygenation will also prevent issues like tiredness, headaches and fatigue.

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