Harvard Heart Letter

Fermented foods: Favorable for heart health?

So far, the evidence that foods and drinks rich in good bacteria can improve cardiovascular health is promising but limited. A number of foods yogurt, sauerkraut, as well as some less-familiar ones such as kimchi and tempeh are made by fermentation, an age-old tradition for preserving food. These foods, as well as the fermented drinks kombucha and kefir, have been getting buzz in recent years, mostly focused on their potential…

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