Individuals from all parts of the world enjoy fermented foods due to the fact that they’re delicious and nutritious. Sauerkraut, kombucha, pickles, and kimchi are currently the “IT” foods.
The fermented foods had gone through a process of lacto-fermentation, in which the organic bacteria feeds off starch and sugar to create a greater amount of the food’s lactic acid. It is how the food is preserved and how it increases the levels of good enzymes, probiotics, and vitamin B.
The intake of fermented foods and their probiotics is useful for preserving the beneficial bacteria in the digestion and promotes the bowel health. Meaning that the digestive tract enzymes soak up the food in the optimal possible way, and the probiotics boost the immunity.
Ginger, which is usually a part of fermented food, can cure illnesses, soothe inflammation, and even cancer. The most important active ingredient, gingerol, gets rid of the inflammation and heals other health issues, such as increased blood sugar levels, vertigo, bad cholesterol, and cardiac risks.
Fermented Ginger Recipe
- 1 ginger root (peeled and chopped)
- 1 tablespoon of turmeric
- 1 tablespoon of sea salt
- some lemon juice
Leave the ginger in some water for 15 min. and then peel off its skin. Next, place it in a tiny jar and pour the lemon juice to soak it entirely. After that, add the turmeric and salt, and stir the ingredients altogether. Place a lid on it and leave it for two weeks, on room temperature.
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- 2 tablespoons grated ginger
- ½ cup of water
Mix the sugar in some water until it dissolves. Next, add all of the ingredients inside. Place a cloth on top of it, and wrap an elastic band around it. You will be able to consume it after one week and you should always do it on an empty stomach for it to take full effect.