Fermentation helps preserve nutrients in food and create beneficial enzymes, b-vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids, and various strains of probiotics. Eating fermented foods and drinking fermented drinks like Kefir and Kombucha will introduce beneficial bacteria into your gut and help the balance of bacteria in your digestive system. Having the proper balance of gut bacteria and enough digestive enzymes helps you absorb more of the nutrients in the foods you eat. Some common fermented foods to incorporate into your diet to help your gut are:

*Plain Yogurt

If you already eat fermented foods, please share your favourites!