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Updated on February 2, 2015

Eating sauer kraut is good for us

Sauer Kraut used to be known as the medicine of the poor .Sebastian Kneipp already saw its great effects in the 1800's on health so he recommended its daily consumption .It boosts the immun system ,reduces high blood pressure ,prevents heart diseases ,helps in indigestion and even can be useful against depression .

Memory booster: The compound in the sauerkraut called cholin boosts the brain functions

What so special about Sauer Kraut ?

During fermentation lactic acid is produced which is rich in vitamin B and other vitamins and natural chemical compounds .The lactic acid helps to regenerate damaged intestinal mucosa. The lactic acid bacteria prevents harmful micro-organisms to multiply in the gut. In addition, there is thus anti-inflammatory and antibiotic effects against salmonella and coliforms.The sauerkraut is particularly high in Vitamin C .In addition,it contains folic acid, which helps the uptake of the vitamin C.

Healing effects of Sauer Kraut

Healing the wounds : the sauer kraut is rich in vitamin K.It helps blood clotting so it helps healing the wounds . After operations or at liver disorders it is recommended to have sauerkraut daily minimum 200 g.

Memory booster: The compound called cholin boosts the brain functions . We need 3 g cholin per day .

Nervous breakdown and depression : the chemical compound called acetilcholinhas has its benefits for the nervous system .Three months cure can help .Daily consumption of 200 g sauer kraut .

Heart and circulatory diseases.The lactic acid bacteria interferes with the metabolism in the bile, thus sauerkraut is reducing the cholesterol level. Some specialists think that the best effect on heart can be achieved when we combine the sauerkraut with fermented milk products.

Bowel disease. The fermented cabbage has high lactic acid content and it is also rich in vitamin B . These two things help to regenerate damaged intestinal mucosa. The lactic acid bacteria prevents harmful micro-organisms to multiply in the gut. In addition, there is thus anti-inflammatory and antibiotic effects against salmonella and other coliforms.

Immune system. The sauerkraut is particularly high in Vitamin C . In addition,it contains folic acid,which helps the uptake of vitamin C . Eat regularly raw sauerkraut if you want to strengthen your immune system .

Sebastian Kneipp about the sauerkraut

The 19th century Bavarian priest and co-founder of naturopathic medicine, called sauerkraut :

"The broom that cleans the intestines".

Home remedy for constipation

Soak 5 prunes overnight in warm water, cut them the next morning and mix it with 3 tablespoons of chopped sauerkraut: Eat this mixture in the mornings on an empty stomach. It helps!

The lactic acid bacteria prevents harmful micro-organisms to multiply in the gut.

Especially the raw sauer kraut has its benefits on your health .But if you can not eat it raw then do not over cook .It is recommended to be cooked for 20 minutes maximum .

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Do you like sauer kraut ?

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    • almawad profile imageAUTHOR

      almawad 

      6 years ago

      So do I ! And my husband and daughter as well ! We live in the Middle East and it is not common food here but luckily find our daily sauer kraut ! :) Life would be so strange without that !

    • Cinnamonbite profile image

      Cinnamonbite 

      7 years ago

      Love it!

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