The fermented foods are really popular everywhere and people like them. They are healthy and tasty; sauerkraut, pickles, kombucha and kimchi and more.
These foods have went through lacto fermentation process where natural bacteria feeds with sugar and starch and makes more lactic acid in the food. This makes the foods preserved and leads to more probiotics , good enzymes and B vitamin.
Eating such fermented foods and consuming their probiotics makes great bacteria in the digestive tract and keeps the bowels healthy.
So, digestive enzymes absorb food better and the probiotics make better antibodies and make the immunity stronger against many problems.
The ginger also is common in every fermented food and is healthy too. It removes inflammation, diseases, and even cancer too. The bioactive item, gingerol, lowers inflammation and is antioxidant too.
Also the ginger treats other issues like nausea, high blood sugar, heart risks and bad LDL cholesterol.
What ginger and fermented foods have in common?
Peeled ginger root and sliced
1 tbsp turmeric
1 tbsp ssea salt
Put the ginger to soak for 15 min. and remove the skin off. Get a small jar and the ginger has to fit the hand size.
Add the juice and cover the ginger all the way. Add the salt and turmeric and mix nice. Put everything over the ginger and close it tight.
Let this ferment at room temperature and for 2 weeks. For the best benefits, do not cook this just serve as side dish.
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp grated ginger
- ¼ jar
- ½ cup water
Add the sugar in the water and on room temperature too. Make it dissolved. Add everything else and cover with a cloth. Secure with rubber band.
Add all items of above every 24 hours and never remove any thing. Mix once in a while and after some time there will be bubbles.
Check this often to make sure there are no growths inside. After a week, the ginger bug is done and add it in water glass for consuming on an empty stomach.
Source and image source: healthyfoodhouse.com