Fermented foods are one of the best ways to get as much nutrients as possible from the food. The fermented foods are also a great source of probiotics. There are many health benefits to enrich your nutrition with fermented foods, and they are delicious as well. The only disadvantage is that there are not too many products on the market, and since these are perishable products, with a short shelf life, you have to buy them locally.
There aren't many places where you can buy lacto-fermented pickles, and buying them on Internet is not an option. However, you can make your own lacto-fermented pickles, either using a bacterial starter, or just using a brine, and let the wild bacteria do the job. If you add the proper ingredients, (salt and some prebiotic foods), lactobacilli will always thrive in a salty environment, while bad bacteria will not survive it.
This collection of articles will introduce you in the wonderful world of fermented foods, providing you with information on fermentation methods, tips and tricks, recipes, and health benefits of fermented foods.