"Kimchi is the Healthiest Snack You Should Be Eating Right Now"
Kimchi has been made for thousands of years and we have continued making and eating it for a reason--- it is one of the healthiest foods on earth!
"Research is finding that a healthy microbiome may play a role in reducing inflammation, a risk factor involved in illnesses ranging from colds to cancer, heart disease, arthritis, and cognitive decline," says Katherine Tallmadge, RD, author ofDiet Simple. In addition, the bacteria may help burn body fat and reduce insulin resistance, she says. So to stay slim and healthy, consider adding more probiotic foods to your diet." - Health.com
Health Benefits of Kimchi
Digestion & Gut Health
Because it is lacto-fermented Kimchi is loaded with lacto-bacillus, which is found in yogurt and other fermented foods. These organisms are beneficial to your gut health and digestion.
The multi-nutrient packed kimchi is rich in a range of flavonoids and phenolic components. The variety of ingredients including ginger, garlic, and red peppers in the preparation of kimchi are super protectors which are renowned for their beneficial effect on the immune system. They help in fighting infections and are valuable in curing cold and flu symptoms. Additionally, research shows that there is a strong link between gut health and the immune system.
Weight Loss & Metabolism
Low in fat and calories and packed with fiber and nutrients, eating kimchi on a regular basis can contribute to weight loss. The capascin in the red pepper helps to regulate your blood sugar as well.
Based on a landmark study done in Korea, participants who consumed at least 2 tablespoons of kimchi for 7 days experienced an improved profile of serum lipids. We can't think of a better, more delicious way to reduce your cholestorel within one week without pharmaceuticals!
Depression, Anxiety & Brain Health
Many leading experts, such as Dr. David Perlmutter, Neurologist & New York Times Best Selling Author of Brain Change: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain for Life of are linking gut health, fermented foods to improving depression, anxiety, and brain health.
Capascin which is found in our red pepper powder is known to help fight chronic inflammation.