Fermentation of food has been brought down through ancient days as a technique for preserving food. Fermented foods have been known for health benefits like better digestion. Not just that also, weight loss and immunity. Hence, we often use fermented foods like yogurt, tempeh, kimchi etc. But it is proven fact that not all of them are good for our body. Therefore, it is our responsibility to learn about the benefits and risks involved.
Improved digestion Fermented foods are rich in beneficial bacteria, which can help improve the balance of good bacteria in your gut. This can improve digestion and reduce symptoms such as bloating, gas, and constipation.
Enhanced immune system The beneficial bacteria found in fermented foods can also boost your immune system by supporting the growth of beneficial bacteria in your gut. Increased nutrient absorption The beneficial bacteria in fermented foods can also increase your body’s ability to absorb nutrients from food. Reduction in inflammation Fermented foods contain anti-inflammatory compounds that can help reduce inflammation in the body.
In this video Ravi Mantha explains us about the pros and cons of fermented foods and idlis. He is a healer, angel investor, farmer, author, public speaker, political advisor, and poet. He is co-founder of Sage Sustainable Living and Baby Elephant Permaculture Farm where he grows food using organic permaculture. He authored The Baby elephant diet and All about Bacteria