Self Magazine published an article about the science behind unhealthy food cravings and how to eliminate them for a healthier diet. The article references a recent study in BioEssays and explains that the cravings for foods such as chocolate cake could be from bacteria in your gut. The good news? Sauerkraut contains the probiotics and good bacteria that may reduce these urges to purge on all chocolate in sight.
How kraut helps: “Consuming these probiotics and prebiotics daily will help promote a variety of good bacteria in your gut that may not only help to reduce negative food cravings, but also promote immunity, a good mental health and a healthy digestive system.”
Read the full article here.
Article from Self. Posted on March 18, 2015 and written by Sarah-Jane Bedwell.