Lacto-fermentation is a biological process in which vegetable and fruit sugars are converted into lactic acid. According to a recent study from Oklahoma State University, the benefits of lactic acid may include improved nutritional value of food, control of intestinal infections, improved digestion of lactose, control of certain types of cancers, and control of serum cholesterol levels.
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Chlorophyll is the green pigment that makes green leaves green. And when we eat leafy greens, it turns out an amazing thing happens. In fact, this scientific finding is so amazing that it blew Dr. Michael Greger’s mind. A common belief is that because our bodies lack chlorophyll we cannot convert…
Image Credit: US Department of Agriculture @ Flickr The fleshy, fruiting bodies of the Kingdom Fungi, mushrooms can be found thriving on the mossy bark of trees and the shady soil beneath the umbrage of plants, preferring the dark and damp areas of the wild. Unlike green plants that, through the process of photosynthesis, convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into food, mushrooms receive their… [read more]
Eating a Banana will cheer you up and put a smile on your face. This popular fruit contains a protein called tryptophan, when digested it gets converted into a neurotransmitter called serotonin, which is a mood regulating chemical in the brain. Banana can be termed as an antidepressant drug, since it adjusts the level of serotonin production in the brain.