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Top 5 Fermented Foods to Add to Your Diet

Gut health is essential to total body health. From the mood you’re in to how much you weigh, overall wellness depends on the health of your stomach. Fermented foods help your gut because they are probiotic-rich, which supports the immune system, digestive system, and can even reduce cravings for unhealthy foods like sugar and refined grains. Fermented foods bring that good bacteria into balance, and starve the bad bacteria from thriving.

Confetti Tossed Salad Top 5 Fermented Foods to Add to Your Diet

This article from One Green Planet explains how to establish a healthy gut which can help fight off disease. These 5 fermented foods are the first step towards total wellness.

  1. Sauerkraut
  2. Kimchi
  3. Real Pickles
  4. Raw Coconut Yogurt
  5. Water or Coconut Kefir


For recipes using that number one fermented food, check out our sauerkraut recipes. Original article posted on August 5, 2015 by Heather McClees on One Green Planet.