Health Benefits

Kraut is a healthy powerhouse!

Great nutrition can Change Your Krautlook

When you feel good, it can change your outlook on life. Sauerkraut is a healthy way to feel good now and down the road:

  • Fights cancer: isothioctanates found in sauerkraut helps to prevent cancer growth in the breast, colon, lung, and liver
  • Helps to reduce the risk of colon cancer: eat cruciferous vegetables several times a week
  • May help prevent childhood cancer: pregnant mothers who eat kraut pass along Indole-3-Carbinol to their babies
  • Reduces risk of heart disease: kraut is packed with flavonoids
  • Improves digestion: probiotic bacteria create lactic acid, which provides digestive system balance
  • Relieves IBS: a clean digestive tract helps reduce Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Plus, kraut is an affordable way to lower cholesterol and can have its sodium reduced with simple rinsing.

Kraut is loaded with helpful vitamins

Vitamin C—protects against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease

Vitamin K—helps blood clotting, reduces bone loss, decreases risk of bone fractures

Vitamin B6—helps maintain healthy brain function, maintains normal nerve function, forms red blood cells

Magnesium—may reverse osteoporosis, prevents cardiovascular diseases, regulates high blood pressure, treats diabetes

Dietary Fiber—maintains bowel integrity and health, lowers blood cholesterol levels, helps to control blood sugar levels

Folate—helps fetal development, thwarts heart disease, fights depression

Potassium—prevents stroke, anxiety, and stress; helps with muscular strength, metabolism, and heart and kidney disorders