27 Sep '14, 4pm

Want to boost your immune system? Fermented vegetables are for you! Here's how to make them: h…

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page and our Organic Transitions page . Want to boost your immune system, increase the nutrient content in your food, improve your mental health and detox your body? Fermented vegetables are for you! Fermentation is the process that occurs when the natural bacteria in a vegetable break down the food’s complex elements into more digestible forms. When fermentation occurs, vegetables become easier to digest, allowing your body to work less, while reaping more benefits. And those benefits include higher levels of available nutrients , and live cultures of pro-biotic bacteria (kind of like the good stuff in yogurt). These pro-biotic bacteria can improve your digestion , boost your immune system , improve your mental health , and detox your body. Worried that fermenting is risky? No need! Fermented...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_29135.cfm

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