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8 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Sauerkraut

8 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Sauerkraut

8 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Sauerkraut

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today we’re going to talk about the eight important reasons why you should start increasing more sauerkraut in your diet sauerkraut is basically fermented cabbage and it’s combination between a prebiotic fiber and a probiotic because it has friendly bacteria so it can help provide the fiber to microbes and it can also give you friendly bacteria the only time I wouldn’t recommend taking sauerkraut is if you had SIBO small intestinal bacterial overgrowth because you already have too much bacteria in the small intestine when it should be in the large and if you’re adding more fiber more food and more microbes into your small intestine you’re gonna feel like a balloon because you’re gonna get a lot of gas so one way to know if you have SIBO is if you consume something like this and if you feel really bad then you may have it if you feel really good you probably don’t have it number one it will get rid of some of the anti nutrients which are blocking the absorption of a good nutrients and in addition to that it enhances some of the phyto nutrient availability number two it can reduce gas production some people get a lot of gas when they consume raw cabbage but if they either steam it cook it or ferment it they won’t have that gas because the alteration in the carbohydrate number three it will increase a compound called acetylcholine which will help improve your bowel movements increase digestive juices and increase the pancreas release of certain enzymes so it’s generally very good for digestion number four increase in lactic acid this is a very good thing pathogens unfriendly microbes do not like acid so this lactic acid will do nothing to our good bacteria it just makes the unfriendly bacteria want to go somewhere else so it inhibits pathogens and by the way lactic acid is also necessary to help you absorb certain minerals okay so that’s one other benefit but it’s mainly an immune improving function alright number five you can spike your vitamin C content now out of all the foods that are available sauerkraut is at the top of the list certain types of sauerkraut have about 700 milligrams of vitamin C so the RDAs for vitamin c are roughly between 70 and 90 milligrams so it will give you ten times the amount that your body needs so and vitamin C is good for so many things energy supporting the strength of the artery wall and improving your immune system in a major way alright number six you can spike vitamin k2 now vitamin k2 helps tell calcium to go from the soft tissues whether it’s in your joints or your arteries back into the bone so it prevents the accumulation of calcium in the wrong places now typically vitamin k2 is in fatty animal products and fatty dairy products it isn’t fermented soybeans as in NATO but you can also get it from sauerkraut now vitamin k2 has other benefits as well it strengthens the mitochondria I noticed I personally get more endurance when I consume foods higher in k2 so when I’m riding my bike I can go up hills much better than when I don’t consume it alright number seven immune support now we already talked about lactic acid but sauerkraut does have friendly bacteria as in a probiotic also the fiber feeds the microbes that then make certain compounds that help your immune system that helps blood sugars and it helps to feed the colon cells themselves and 80% of your entire immune system is located in your gut alright last one number 8 it will spike vitamin you now what is vitamin you it’s basically a chemical s methyl Matheny this natural compound can improve colitis ulcers inflammation of the gut gastritis cabbage in general is just really good for anything with the gut now sometimes if you have an ulcer or a severe inflammatory condition and you take sauerkraut because there’s acid in that could actually irritate the stomach and in which case you would probably need something like just regular cabbage in your salad or cole slaw but I found that many people can do sauerkraut and it really can help the inflammatory process going in their gut all right there you have it eight reasons why you should consider consuming more sauerkraut so if you want more knowledge on how to create a healthy body subscribe now and get daily notifications

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0:08 What is sauerkraut?
0:23 When NOT to consume sauerkraut 
0:57 8 reasons to eat more sauerkraut

Today we’re going to talk about sauerkraut and different sauerkraut benefits. Cabbage, in general, is really good for anything with the gut.

What is sauerkraut?
Sauerkraut is basically fermented cabbage. It’s a combination of prebiotic fiber and probiotic bacteria. 

When NOT to consume sauerkraut:
• If you have SIBO

8 reasons to eat more sauerkraut:

1. Enhanced nutrient availability 
2. Reduced gas production 
3. Increase in acetylcholine 
4. Increase in lactic acid 
5. Spike in vitamin C
6. Spike in vitamin K2
7. Immune support 
8. Spike vitamin U

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