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Kombucha, sauerkraut, kimchi or kefir…many fermented foods are being lauded for their gut-friendly bacteria. Dietitian Katrina Pace looks at the science behind the claims.
Learn the latest science behind fermented foods
Fermented foods have been health-food buzzwords for a good while now, and people are even learning to make their own. They’re taking to social media and attending weekend workshops to talk about bubbling pots, cabbage smells, second ferments and how to stop mould growing. Kitchens have suddenly turned into chemistry labs!
Now, with fermented foods breaking free from health food stores and landing in your local supermarket, they’ve turned mainstream. So, what are they, and what’s the hype about?