Anti-Cancer Foods: Serve Up Some Fermentable Fiber

anti-cancer foods fermentable fiberOctober 2015 update: Scientists are continuing to identify various food sources of fermentable fiber, including sources of “pre-biotic” fermentable fiber–the kind that provides the healthy bacteria for your gut to ferment. I’ll be updating this list as new studies come out. If you haven’t read through it in a while, you might want to do so. 

Just when you thought you could tell the differences among various kinds of fiber, scientists start dishing out a brand new term for our anti-cancer diets: fermentable fiber.  Continue reading

Anti-Cancer Foods: Sauerkraut, Butyrate,Yum

 

sauerkraut anti-cancer

Warm sauerkraut with mustard and other goodies

Like other fermented foods, sauerkraut contains hefty amounts of beneficial bacteria—and those bacteria turn the fiber you eat into butyrate, a powerful fatty acid.

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