This smoothielike drink traces its origins back thousands of years to nomadic shepherds in what is now georgia. effervescent and slightly sour, the most potent kefir contains 7 billion to 10 billion colony-forming units (cfu) of healthy-gut bacteria per cup.
Try: Lifeway Organic lowfat plain Kefir
Beloved by many, this fizzy drink is believed to support liver health and immunity. produced by mixing tea, sugar, and a culture made of yeast and bacteria, kombucha is often combined with juice for a refreshing beverage.
Try: GT's Organic Raw Kombucha gingerade
German for “sour cabbage,” sauerkraut is made by allowing shredded cabbage, salt, and spices to naturally ferment. although an excellent source of vitamin c, sauerkraut contains a lot of sodium; rinse before using if you’re watching your blood pressure. look for fresh sauerkraut in the refrigerated section to reap the most probiotic benefits.
Try: Wildbrine Red Beet & cabbage sauerkraut salad
A 2,000-year-old indonesian food, protein-rich tempeh is made from fermented cooked soybeans shaped into a dense, firm patty. like tofu, tempeh wonderfully absorbs flavors, so it’s delicious in curries and stews. look for products that incorporate nutritious add-ins, such as flaxseeds.
Try: Lightlife organic flax tempeh
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