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Fermented drinks that are great for boosting gut health and immune system

Published on Jul 29, 2022 01:13 PM IST
  • Fermented foods and drinks have lately gained a lot of popularity worldwide. They are packed with good bacteria that promote gut health. Several studies have linked the consumption of fermented foods with diseases. Here are a few interesting fermented beverages from around the world that claim to have health benefits.
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Fermented foods and drinks have been around for centuries because of their magical health benefits. Back in the day, the fermentation method was used to preserve food and keep it safe for longer duration. Every culture around the globe has its own way of fermenting its food and drinks. One of the most famous fermented beverages that have gained popularity worldwide is Kombucha. Here are a few more fermented drinks that help boost gut health and the immune system.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 29, 2022 01:13 PM IST

Fermented foods and drinks have been around for centuries because of their magical health benefits. Back in the day, the fermentation method was used to preserve food and keep it safe for longer duration. Every culture around the globe has its own way of fermenting its food and drinks. One of the most famous fermented beverages that have gained popularity worldwide is Kombucha. Here are a few more fermented drinks that help boost gut health and the immune system.(Unsplash)

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Rejuvelac: This drink can be easily prepared at home with rye, wheat berries, quinoa, or buckwheat. The grains are left to ferment in water for a few days till it gets fizzy and produces a citrusy flavour. You can drink it as it is or mix it with fresh fruit juice.(Instagram/@espiritualchef) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 29, 2022 01:13 PM IST

Rejuvelac: This drink can be easily prepared at home with rye, wheat berries, quinoa, or buckwheat. The grains are left to ferment in water for a few days till it gets fizzy and produces a citrusy flavour. You can drink it as it is or mix it with fresh fruit juice.(Instagram/@espiritualchef)

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Water Kefir: Water kefir is a carbonated fermented beverage. It is different from regular kefir since it doesn't contain any dairy. It is made from water kefir grains and sugar water.(Instagram/@alivewithnatureza) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 29, 2022 01:13 PM IST

Water Kefir: Water kefir is a carbonated fermented beverage. It is different from regular kefir since it doesn't contain any dairy. It is made from water kefir grains and sugar water.(Instagram/@alivewithnatureza)

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Kvass: This is a traditional Eastern European fermented drink that is made from black or regular rye bread. It is light-brown in colour and has a sweet-sour taste.(Instagram/@pickle_watch) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 29, 2022 01:13 PM IST

Kvass: This is a traditional Eastern European fermented drink that is made from black or regular rye bread. It is light-brown in colour and has a sweet-sour taste.(Instagram/@pickle_watch)

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Tepache: This is a Mexican beverage that is made from the peel and the rind of pineapples. It is seasoned with cinnamon and for sweetening, brown sugar or piloncillo is added.(Instagram/@carmens_plate) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 29, 2022 01:13 PM IST

Tepache: This is a Mexican beverage that is made from the peel and the rind of pineapples. It is seasoned with cinnamon and for sweetening, brown sugar or piloncillo is added.(Instagram/@carmens_plate)

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Kombucha: This is a sweetened fermented black or green tea drink that is known to deliver a host of medicinal benefits. The main ingredients used to prepare this beverage are yeast, bacteria, sugar and tea.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 29, 2022 01:13 PM IST

Kombucha: This is a sweetened fermented black or green tea drink that is known to deliver a host of medicinal benefits. The main ingredients used to prepare this beverage are yeast, bacteria, sugar and tea.(Unsplash)

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