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6 Healthy Reasons To Eat Fermented Foods

You’ve heard it before, fermented foods are good for you. But let’s get down to why you should be eating these fermented veggies on a regular basis. While it is usually best to eat fresh food, fermentation is the exception. Before refrigerators and canning systems, fermentation was used to preserve food, which gave it the bacteria that is beneficial to your overall health. Check out these six reasons to eat fermented foods.

  1. Boosts immune system
  2. Improve digestive function 
  3. Creates better skin
  4. Absorbs more nutrients
  5. Brightens your mood

So add more sauerkraut to that sandwich because you’re about to improve your digestion, have glowing skin, and more!  

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Read the original article here. Written by Dr. Josh Axe. Posted on Yahoo! Health on 10/2/15. Photo credit Susan Brooks-Dammann/Westend61/Corbis.