What is common between dosa, uttapam and dhokla? Yes, they are yummy. Other than that? They are feremented. Ever noticed that Indian Cuisine has much more variety of fermented foods than Western Cuisine? It helps you maintain a strong gut, literally.

Fermented foods are the latest entrants to the list of super foods. They contain a wide range of bacteria known as microbiome. Microbiome boosts your immunity and metabolism and enhances the health of your gastrointestinal tract. It also helps you maintain healthy weight and keeps you in a good mood. Balanced microbiome provides you with essential vitamins and other nutrients.

So the next time you want to lose weight, relish fermented food items like idli to balance out microbiome in your body. Simple, isn’t it?

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