The majority of people, love sauerkraut very much. It is a favorite of people of all ages and it is used to make all kinds of delicacies and recipes with sauerkraut. We also know that sauerkraut juice helps a lot for hangovers.
However, this is not the only benefit of sauerkraut juice. Most research shows that eating whole vegetables is beneficial to our body. On the other hand, there is very little research on the benefits of consuming juices made from vegetables. Some of these studies show that drinking fresh cabbage juice or sauerkraut juice has huge benefits for us.
In this article, we will take a closer look at sauerkraut juice. At least most of us can't wait for fall to come and to make sauerkraut for the winter. In the recipes we cook with sauerkraut, we also add the juice obtained from its fermentation.
Benefits of sauerkraut juice
Sauerkraut juice supports digestion by improving it significantly. Due to its fermentation, this juice contains natural lactic acid, which reduces and suppresses the growth of bad - or in other words - unwanted intestinal bacteria, but at the same time supports the growth of good - desirable intestinal bacteria.
When we have lazy bowels and poor digestion, it is advisable to drink sauerkraut juice. This juice also helps with constipation because it has a laxative effect. When we want to keep our immune system healthy and strong, we most often take a lot of vitamins and juices from various citrus fruit that contain vitamin C.
If we drink cabbage juice, however, we can get one of the most important elements for maintaining a good immune system, because it helps in the production of white blood cells, namely vitamin C. In the juice of sauerkraut it is in large quantities. If we drink sauerkraut juice, we can significantly reduce the chance and risk of getting cancer. This is because sauerkraut juice contains antioxidant compounds.
These same compounds can also be found in sauerkraut. These antioxidant compounds are great helpers in fighting free radicals and they are believed to be one of the main cancer-causing and cancerous cell formation in our body.
There are many minerals in sauerkraut juice that build bones and improve their strength and durability. The large amount of vitamin K contained in sauerkraut juice helps for the better strength and integrity of bones in our body.
However, it is important to know that no matter how tasty and healthy sauerkraut juice is, it is recommended not to be consumed by people who suffer from heart and kidney diseases, because it contains a large amount of sodium.
If you still want to drink sauerkraut juice, you need to dilute it with water. But the first thing you should do and it is most important is to consult your doctor who will tell you whether sauerkraut juice consumption is good for you or not.
And yet, after all that has been said, I advise you, if you still have sauerkraut and juice from it, to pour yourself a glass. Cheers!