Before refrigeration, foods were preserved by fermentation, but today, we rarely eat fermented foods – and that's not a good thing. Fermented foods contain probiotics, healthy gut bacteria that increase digestion, nutrient delivery, and immune health. Scientists believe probiotics in fermented foods like sauerkraut were crucial to gut health thousands of years go.
Credit: Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
How Liev Schreiber Fixed Himself
A Tough Guy Comes to Terms With His Troubled Past
Plus: How the Drug Cartels Took Over Mexico
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
James Taylor's Life Advice
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.