Category: Fermented foods

March 21, 2023

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Stimulants are foods & substances such as: •Meat •Dairy •Nicotine •Salt •Vinegars / fermented foods (kombucha, sour kraut, etc). •Alcohol •Coffee •Caffeine/Chocolate /cocoa •Energy drinks •spicy peppers •black pepper •refined sugars •pop/soda •Herbs/herbal “remedies” What is a stimulant? A stimulant is a substance that causes excess mucus production & irritates the mucosa of our GI

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January 2, 2023

Fermented foods

Lauren, in a recent post, you said, “Occasionally, we might input a foreign bacteria – for example when eating rotten foods (aka fermented foods)” Why, I wonder, would people (so so many years ago) have “created” fermented foods, with the purpose of “helping” their health/digestion…. and now, there are many many people (including myself, until

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December 16, 2022

My wellness doc recommends organic grass fed prote

My wellness doc recommends organic grass fed proteins and butter and raw cheese along with fruits and veggies and fermented foods. No sugar/grains/dairy. I notice a lot of no meat conversation in this group. Curious if anybody believes these meats have some benefit. I have reflux/GERD that comes and goes pretty much regardless of diet.

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December 7, 2022

“A fermented food is basically

“A fermented food is basically a food that has been very carefully spoiled. Fermentation occurs when certain microorganisms (bacteria) break down a food into various waste products. If the “wrong” types of microorganisms decompose the food, then putrefaction, or rotting, occurs. Fermented foods, then, are the result of active bacteria and contain their waste products

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July 28, 2020

“A fermented food is basically a food that has bee

“A fermented food is basically a food that has been very carefully spoiled. Fermentation occurs when certain microorganisms (bacteria) break down a food into various waste products. If the “wrong” types of microorganisms decompose the food, then putrefaction, or rotting, occurs. Fermented foods, then, are the result of active bacteria and contain their waste products

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