5 WAYS TO ADD FERMENTED FOODS INTO YOUR EVERYDAY DIET

Let’s be honest here, it’s hard to stick to a diet. With many food fads floating around nowadays, incorporating healthy additions like fermented foods to your everyday diet can seem like a chore at times.

Life gets busy or we just forget. Never fear, we’re here to help you out. Fermented foods are a great way to add probiotic goodness into your body, providing a wide range of benefits with each mouthful.

Here are five ways to add fermented foods into your everyday diet.

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3 WACKY FERMENTED FOODS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

We can guarantee that there’s a lot of food out there you haven’t tried. And, among that, there’ll be plenty of fermented foods that have yet to tantalise your tastebuds.

Sauerkraut may be a weird concept to some cultures, but it’s likely that they have their own fermented food that you might just find a little bit weird and wacky! Here are a few that we’ve discovered.

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THERE'S A LINK BETWEEN PROBIOTICS AND LONGEVITY... IN WORMS!

Throughout history, humans have always strived to live longer and better. And with science rapidly evolving, it seems to be working.

The Global AgeWatch Index of 2015 states that we live in an ageing world. In 2015, there were an estimated 901 million people over the age of 60. By 2050, this is expected to more than double, at 2092 million.

So, what’s the secret? While there are many components that may have an impact on our life expectancy, science suggests there may be one ingredient that plays an active role - fermented foods.

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COULD PROBIOTICS BE A POSSIBLE CURE FOR PEANUT ALLERGIES?

Over the past few years, there has been much research that indicates the prevalence of food allergies are on the rise. One type of food that is a common allergen is peanuts.

Peanuts aren’t nuts, despite common belief, but rather, legumes. A peanut allergy is often lumped together with a tree nut allergy (cashews, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds) because many people allergic to peanuts also react to tree nuts.

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