It’s about to be summer, which means it’s about time for grilling burgers, brats, hotdogs and more.
We’re here to tell you to lather on that sauerkraut when you do, because it’s an amazingly effective superfood!
Check out the many health benefits of sauerkraut below!
1. Improves digestion: Sauerkraut is good source of fibers, which is very important for the health of our digestive system. It prevents constipation, improves the bowels’ function and prevents cramps and bloating.
2. Increases energy levels: The high iron content increases energy, boosts circulation and metabolism, as well as prevents anemia and fights against headaches and fatigue.
3. Strengthens the immune system: Rich in vitamin C, sauerkraut is great for our immune system. The high levels of vitamin C help in the regeneration of cells, production of white blood cells and collagen.
4. Strengthens the bones: Vitamin K strengthens the bones by helping in the production of protein which regulates bones’ mineralization and is helpful in preventing osteoporosis.
5. Reduces inflammation: Sauerkraut’s antioxidants help relieves pain in the inflamed parts of our body.
6. Prevents cancer: Some studies say the powerful antioxidants contained in sauerkraut are capable of destroying free radicals, which are crucial factor for the development of cancer cells.
7.Improves heart health: Fibers in cabbage prevent the negative effect of cholesterol in our arteries, which is very important in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
8. Improves vision and skin health: Vitamin A is very beneficial for our vision and skin, reduces macular degeneration and development of cataracts, and reduces redness and wrinkles.
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