Kimchi And Its Benefits
Kimchi is a healthy Asian dish common in Korea and may be spotted in other Asian countries. It’s been heralded as one of the world’s healthiest foods. It is made out of reddish fermented cabbage mixed with salt, vinegar garlic, and chili peppers among other spices. The super spicy condiment is mostly served alongside all meals but can also be eaten as a single dish. According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, Koreans consume the most kimchi in the world as each individual can consume about 40 pounds of it every year. They love the condiment and this evident by the famous slogan Korean natives like to chant; “kimchi in place of cheese.”
Benefits Of Kimchi
Kimchi is part of a low fat, high fiber diet that has helped Korea sway away from obesity. The dish contains vitamin A, B, and C coupled with bacteria called lactobacilli. Lactobacilli are classified as good bacteria because it helps with digestion. Lactobacilli are found in fermented foods like yogurt and pickles. According to recent studies, the bacteria can be used to stop and prevent yeast infections.
Other studies show that fermented cabbage comprises compounds essential in suppressing the growth of cancer.
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