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Easiest Fermented Foods to Start With

by Kim We're so happy to see fermentation making such a comeback in America. Stop - it's not just because we are a company that sells starter cultures. Stop being cynical. We're happy because the process that doctors have called one of the most valuable additions to diets is being embraced again by the public. We will provide you with enough information to get you started with the easiest fermented foods first. We're also glad that people no longer see fermentation as such a laborious process because it isn't. It may seem that way, but it can be done effectively at home, and save you tons in grocery costs. A jar of sauerkraut can cost $8 at the co-op; meanwhile,...

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Traveling with Culture

Summer is here, and you may have plans to go to faraway (or not-so-faraway) places. How do you plan to keep your gut healthy? Many is the time that I've returned from vacation to find myself: bloated, constipated, and broken out like a teenager (TMI, right?). Vacation sometimes leads to excess. But if you have ACCESS (to probiotic cultures) it will help balance the effects of EXCESS. Of course, these days, you can find fermented foods almost anywhere - even in those "big box" stores that I shall not name ;) . But if you want maximal good bacteria with minimal additives, your best bet is always to make your own. You CAN opt bring a small amount of your...

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