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6 Fermented foods that can help to improve gut health

Fermented foods that can help to improve gut health

Fermented foods are all the rage right now.  Below we discuss 6 Fermented foods that can help to improve gut health:


1. Kefir:
It tastes a bit like drinking yoghurt, but kefir is actually a fermented milk drink and is full of probiotics and calcium.

Fermented foods that can help to improve gut health

Kefir

2. Sauerkraut: Made from cabbage and salt, sauerkraut is a good source of fibre and healthy probiotics.

Fermented foods that can help to improve gut health

Sauerkraut

3. Kimchi: Sauerkraut’s Korean cousin, kimchi is also a fermented cabbage but has more of a spicy kick.

Kimchi

4. Tempeh: Like tofu, tempeh is made from naturally fermented soya beans, but has a naturally nutty flavour. Not only is it a good source of probiotics, tempeh contains the highest amount of lysine for a vegan/vegetarian product, thus boasting all the essential amino acids.

Fermented foods that can help to improve gut health

Tempeh

5. Miso: Made from fermented rice, soya beans or barley, miso is a very bold paste and adds an umami flavour to dishes. It is high in sodium and a great source of probiotics.

Fermented foods that can help to improve gut health

Miso

6. Yoghurt: If labelled with ‘Live and Active Cultures’, yoghurt guarantees 100 million probiotic cultures per gram.

Fermented foods that can help to improve gut health

Yoghurt

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