You may remember the article “Good for the Gut” that Dr. Field’s published in 2014 in the Colorado Health and Wellness magazine. Now there is an updated version available online at Colorado Health and Wellness.
Here’s a brief excerpt from Dr. Fields: “Humans are as healthy as their gut flora,” says Dr. Jacqueline Fields with The Healing Gardens in Fort Collins. “Fermented foods provide the body with good bacteria that cannot be duplicated in a pill,” says Fields, who frequently recommends her patients substitute kefir, a fermented beverage, for probiotic pills. Here’s a quick primer for anyone interested in joining the fermented-food trend.
If you would like a copy of the updated 2016 article, you can download it here.