Health benefits of kimchi (Korean fermented vegetables) as a probiotic food
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SCIENCE tells us that kimchi is a super functional food! It is particularly excellent with grilled or BBQed meats, fancy restaurants in San Francisco sell it that way now.
It's a superfood:
Health functionality of kimchi, based upon our research and that of other, includes anticancer, antiobesity, anticonstipation, colorectal health promotion, probiotic properties, cholesterol reduction, fibrolytic effect, antioxidative and antiaging properties, brain health promotion, immune promotion, and skin health promotion. In this review we describe the method of kimchi manufacture, fermentation, health functionalities of kimchi and the probiotic properties of its LAB.