Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Kimchi - Superfoods Series


Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.

Brillat-Savarin


Kimchi

This superfood from Korean is a richly packed giant on the health food scene. Packed with vitamins and minerals it can help control diabetes, obesity, indigestion and UTIs. Sadly this gut buster is rarely found in supermarkets but there is extensive research that this superfood should be...


Vitamins
We all know how important vitamins are in our diet. Kimchi is filled with Vitamins A, B and C. It packs a healthy punch as a good source of iron and calcium. These all help our gastrointestinal system and help us keep away those mischievous snuffles and sniffles in the winter months. 

Lacotobacilli
Due to the fermentation processes it undergoes it is also filled with lactobacilli that aids with digestion and may help to reduce the growth of cancer. It also has the property of making you feel fuller and therefore helps you with diet control.

Can help in the battle against:
Diabetes,
Urinary Tract Infections
Obesity
Indigestion
High Cholesterol

The Koreans have been eating up this superfood for centuries and it's time us Brits did the same. We can't get hold of it in our supermarkets yet but we can find it in Asian supermarkets and store. If you get chance pop into some of these store for a taste of Korea and a taste of a healthier you...




http://www.seewoo.com/


http://www.japancentre.com/ 


Oriental Delight - Chinatown - London



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