Sauerkraut is one of the greatest probiotic foods. It stimulates the growth of good bacteria and this sauerkraut recipe requires just three ingredients (cabbage, pickling salt and caraway seeds). It is really easy to make your own sauerkraut. It has a soft texture, and a mild acidity that makes it an ideal foil for fattier meats. Cabbage contains natural isothiocyanate compounds (such as sulforaphane), which have cancer fighting properties. Unpasteurised sauerkraut is teeming with beneficial lactobacillus bacteria (more than is in live yoghurt) which helps with a healthy gut flora. This helps the immune system fight infection,and aids digestion.
Vitamin K2 is thought to boost testosterone. Sauerkraut is a food that provides k2, which helps your body increase testosterone levels. Sauerkraut is a great source of beneficial bacteria and it’s in a very natural form. The sauerkraut juice holds in most of the bacteria. Sauerkraut is also rich in vitamin C, providing at least 35mg (58% daily value) per cup. Thanks to fermenting bacteria, sauerkraut, has significantly more vitamin C than regular cabbage.
A south east asian version of picked cabbage is called kimchi, it's a staple in Korean cuisine Kimchi is a traditional side dish made from salted and fermented vegetables, most commonly cabbage and Korean radishes, with a variety of seasonings including chili powder, scallions, garlic, ginger, and jeotgal (salted seafood). There are hundreds of varieties of kimchi.