Okay, I admit it. I am somewhat intimidated by the idea of making my own fermented food and beverages. I really WANT to do it, and it’s a simple process; I just keep not doing it. I know it would save me money to make sauerkraut and kombucha, but I just haven’t worked up the […]
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It’s a catchy little phrase, isn’t it? Food as medicine. I guess I’d have to say that I’m kind of fond of both the phrase and the idea. There is something empowering about taking responsibility for my health and well-being through the choices I make around food. I much prefer this active participation in my own health over abdicating to medical professionals who are, no doubt, invaluable when it comes to trauma, infectious disease, and other medical emergencies — but, our day-to-day health should not be a medical emergency.