Sauerkraut is a favorite food of Bulgarian cuisine. It is a main ingredient in many traditional Bulgarian recipes, as well as in many foreign ones. There are many reasons why sauerkraut is our favorite and taste is just one of them.
What are the he alth benefits of sauerkraut for the body?
It has antifungal properties
Sauerkraut contains beneficial bacteria that reduce the amount of fungus that has appeared in the body. Sauerkraut is a kind of probiotic and prebiotic that helps to regulate intestinal flora and improve metabolism.
It's good for the heart
Naturally fermented foods such as sauerkraut are They contain many antioxidants that protect the heart from the harmful effects of free radicals.
Powerful against cancer
Sauerkraut has anti-cancer properties. Its regular consumption can protect you from the development of tumor cells in the body. It neutralizes excess estrogen levels that are associated with the development of breast cancer in women.
Regulates hormone levels
In addition to reducing high estrogen levels, sauerkraut also regulates the amount of hormones secreted by other endocrine glands. It also helps improve menstrual pain and boosts mood.
Stops food poisoning
Like yogurt, sauerkraut has anti-toxic properties. If you think you have food poisoning, eat sauerkraut. The probiotics in it neutralize harmful salmonella and dysentery bacteria. These microorganisms cause diarrhea, fever, and stomach pains and cramps.
Has antiviral properties
in sauerkraut it protects us from a number of viral infections. When the immune system is in good balance and all the beneficial bacteria in the body are present, disease-causing viruses cannot bring us down.
In the season of flu and viral respiratory diseases, eat more sauerkraut to stay he althy!
Sauerkraut is very rich in useful fiber and at the same time extremely low in calories. This makes it an incredibly beneficial food for weight loss that simultaneously boosts calorie burning and speeds up metabolism.
Your gastrointestinal tract will work like clockwork.