Sauerkraut is traditional German dish made from cabbage and normally is served as side dish with meat.It was originally made because the fermenting process that adds lactic acid bacteria to the cabbage prevents it from spoiling without refrigeration, so it was often given to sailors to prevent scurvy.+
It is found out that sauerkraut prevents diseases it is very important part of a healthy diet.
How to make:
Take one medium head of cabbage and chop it finely, add one tablespoon of kosher salt. The salt will draw the water out of the cabbage after a few minutes of this process, and then the cabbage can be added to a mason jar. After it releases enough liquid to cover the top of the cabbage, the jar need to be sealed and fermented for up to 10 days before being ready to eat. With process you will have a food with many health benefits.
Many people who are lean have different gut bacteria than obese people, and with consumption of fermented vegetables they provide changes in gut bacteria like the gut bacteria of lean person.Many research on this subject confirmed that fermented foods and yogurt help in weight loss process. They act on the metabolism making it faster with the help of altered gut bacteria.
Sauerkraut is great because is low in calories and high in fiber. It kills the desire for cravings and you feel full for a long period of time.