Sauerkraut In The News
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Recipes & Health Benefits
Sauerkraut is a great addition to any eating occasion. Kraut can be enjoyed in a number of ways, such as the perfect hot dog topping, as a stand-alone side dish or as a key ingredient to savory meals. But wait, that's not all… have you ever had a sauerkraut brownie? You are in for a treat! Sauerkraut also delivers amazing health benefits, making it a true super food.
Fighting Cancer with Sauerkraut
A study published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry found that the process of fermenting cabbage produces isothiocyanates, which have been shown to prevent cancer growth–especially in the breast, colon, lung, and liver.
Sauerkraut Aids Digestion
Sauerkraut Aids Digestion. Probiotic bacteria, used as a natural preservative during sauerkraut fermentation, create lactic acid. Lactic acid, in turn, helps aid in digestion by restoring a healthy balance of good bacteria in the digestive system.
Sauerkraut & Your Heart
Sauerkraut contains flavonoids, a phytochemical that the American Heart Association's Nutrition Committee reports can help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease.