Go with your gut

Twisting open a jar of pickles, sauerkraut or kimchi may be the best gut decision you’ve made all day.

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Fermented foods in a mason jar

Did you know?

Maintaining the plate and palate balance keeps our diets varied and interesting. Incorporating fermented foods, which are typically sour, helps round out the flavor profile of any meal and can actually promote the digestion and absorption of vital nutrients.

And if you’re craving a briny zing or peppery punch, pickled foods deliver flavor without fat. Top your rice, sandwiches and even your eggs with fermented foods, your stomach will thank you.

Kick up your meal with kimchi

A staple in Korea for centuries, kimchi traditionally features cabbage, chili powder, garlic and fragrant seasonings. Other varieties use radishes, cucumber, eggplant and even pumpkin. You can pick up a pickled jar of our fermented friend in the refrigerated section.

Kimchi among various veggies

Did you know?

Sauerkraut is rich in vitamin K2, which is vital to bone health. This vitamin activates two proteins whose purpose is to bind calcium, the main proponent of strong bones.

Homemade sauerkraut bowl