Let’s Talk About Fermentation

Fermented foods are those that have undergone the process of fermentation through  the consumption of sugar by naturally occurring bacteria.  In the process, these bacteria survive and thrive in the environment they create, and in turn we are able to consume them as healthy bacteria in our food.  The fermenting process also yields beneficial enzymes and vitamins, and all of these play a role in optimizing the health benefits offered by the large variety of fermented foods and beverages.  We talked last week about kombucha with all its healthy contents, and how to make your own at home.  This is just one of several fermented foods you can try yourself, which I have experimented with.  Below are a selection of other fermented foods and drinks which I have tried and make regularly.  This is by no means an exhaustive list, just the ones I can speak about from my own experiences…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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2 Responses to Let’s Talk About Fermentation

  1. Thanks for sharing! Hope you enjoyed it and found it useful and informative.

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