Getting Started With Fermentation: A How-to Guide

Getting Started With Fermentation: A How-to Guide

In last week’s guest blog from Summer Bock, you learned about the many (many!) benefits of functional ferments like water kefir, sauerkraut, and kombucha. From helping modulate the immune system to neurotransmitter production, inoculating the gut with fermented foods...
The Benefits of Fermentation? An Essential Guide

The Benefits of Fermentation? An Essential Guide

BY SUMMER BOCK   Last week, in my first of three guest blogs for Happy Gut Life, I introduced you to the wonderful world of fermentation — a world that has drastically changed my life for the better. What started as a simple method for preserving food has stuck...
What is Fermentation? An Essential Guide

What is Fermentation? An Essential Guide

BY SUMMER BOCK As a fermentationist who trains people on functional ferments, the creator of my own course on fermentation —  The Fermentationist™ Certification Program — and Happy Gut Life’s guest content contributor for the month of September, it’s no...
Savor ‘El Sabor Cubano’

Savor ‘El Sabor Cubano’

Remember the days when the smell of spices would float from the kitchen and fill the air of your childhood home.  Our sense of smell carries memories of the past, people, and places more vividly than any other sense. Often overlooked, it is the sense we take for...
The Lectin Paradox (Part 3/3)

The Lectin Paradox (Part 3/3)

Myth #3: A Lectin-Free Diet is the Only Solution. Last week, we learned that the status of your gut health is a major factor in your ability to tolerate lectins. But is a lectin-free diet the only solution to healing lectin issues and your gut? Considering all of the...
The Lectin Paradox (Part 2/3)

The Lectin Paradox (Part 2/3)

Myth #2: Everyone Has a Lectin Issue. Are you enjoying the abundance and diversity of produce available in August? This time of year I look forward to my weekly trips to the farmer’s market. And yet, what good would it be if you can’t eat the foods you most enjoy?...

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