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Fermented Foods

The consumption of fermented, probiotic foods has many benefits. The microflora that lives in fermented foods creates a protective lining in the intestines and shields it against pathogenic factors. Fermented foods lead to an increase of antibodies and a stronger immune system; plus, they regulate the appetite and reduce sugar and refined carb cravings. The fact is, most of that stuff is heat-processed and pasteurized, and if you really want the full gut benefits of good bacteria, you should try to make some of your own probiotics at home.

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