Fermented Foods & Digestion

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What are fermented foods, and how are they good for me? Learn about eating healthy with fermented foods, improving digestion, and general nutrition in this free video.

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Fermentation in food processing typically refers to the conversion of sugar to alcohol using yeast under anaerobic conditions. A more general definition of fermentation is the chemical conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols or acids. The benefits of fermentation include enrichment of the diet through development of a diversity of flavors, aromas, and textures, biological enrichment of food substrates, and producing important nutrients or eliminating anti-nutrients.

So, now that we know that fermented foods aren't bad for us, but rather, can lead to better health and nutrition, how do I implement fermented foods into my diet? In this free video series, a certified nutritionist will teach you about a number of fermented foods, how to prepare them, how they improve health and digestion, and how they can fit into your diet. You'll learn about sauerkraut, kim chi, sourdough bread, and drinking wine, as well as learning how to avoid halitosis and promote better digestion with fermented foods. Get rid of your misconceptions about fermented foods and learn how to eat healthy!

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