WHAT IS CHOCRUT?
El chocrut es un alimento típico de Alemania donde recibe el nombre sauerkraut y suele utilizarse de acompañamiento en las famosas salchichas alemanas.
The chocrut is sauerkraut with properties to maintain the fantastic health.
Ago about 3000 years. J.. and used it as food for the thousands of slaves who worked in the construction of the Great Wall of China.
Food fermentation is used in many cultures,mainly for the reasons:
1-As a means of preserving plant, in areas where the climate makes that do not have vegetables all year round.
2-In the towns being in which not many vegetables,usually animal fat intake is higher.
The chocrut facilitates digestion of large quantities of fat.
Fermented foods inhibit putrefaction processes.
Do not confuse the lactic fermentation, that occurs in this type of food,Alcoholic fermentation(beer,vino,vinegar etc.).
With lactic fermentation we obtain beneficial substances for the body.
By contrast the alcohol obtained in the fermentation of wine, gin etc.. It is harmful to our cells.
Sauerkraut is rich in lactic acid.
Lactic acid sauerkraut to the same as that of the yoghurt or kefir restores the intestinal flora.
Benefits of the chocrut
-It helps restore intestinal flora.
-Intestinal regulator acts as both diarrhea and constipation.
-It improves digestion and assimilation of nutrients.
-Minerals such as calcium,iron or magnesium and vitamins such as B12 are better assimilated.
-It helps fight constipation
-Eliminates swelling and gases produced in poor digestion.
-Improving our immune system and acts as a preventative against viruses and bacteria.