What's the Big Deal About Fermented Foods?

What's the Big Deal About Fermented Foods?

Probiotics are a popular subject in commercials, health magazines and TV shows including "Dr. Oz" and even Seattle's local news. KING-5 recently spoke with Bastyr University faculty Kelly Morrow, MS, RD, CD, about the benefits of eating probiotics such as fermented foods, and why the market for this smelly business is growing so rapidly:

Read more about the benefits of probiotis in our article "Balance Your Body with Probiotics."

Want to make your own fermented foods? Check out our recipe for "Fermented Vegetables."

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In the Media

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