7 living foods you should eat
Living food is food that has been fermented and has live bacteria, or it’s food otherwise known as sprouts — germinated seeds of grains, legumes, nuts and vegetables. There are added health benefits to fermented and germinated foods, so it’s worth understanding what they are and how they’re more nutritious.
Benefits of fermentation
Bacteria sounds like a bad thing, but it’s not always. There are many good bacteria that need to be in our digestive system to keep us healthy and fight off bad bacteria. When food is fermented for preservation, naturally healthy bacteria (probiotics) are introduced and sometimes additional vitamins and minerals become available from the food. So a raw carrot that already has health benefits gains additional benefits when it’s fermented.
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