What are the health benefits of kimchi?

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Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish consisting of pickled vegetables, usually cabbage. It is a fermented dish and can also be made with other vegetables like cucumber and scallion. It is usually prepared with various seasonings and is served as a side dish. Here are some of the health benefits you can get by consuming kimchi:

·     It is rich in fiber, mainly because of the vegetables used. Fiber helps with bowel movement and keeps the digestive tract healthy.

·     Because of the fermentation process, kimchi contains healthy bacteria, which are good for the gut.

·     The vegetables used to make kimchi add to the nutrient content of the dish. Hence, kimchi contains several vitamins and minerals as needed for a healthy body.

·     The dish is also believed to reduce the risk of gastric cancer.

This is one kimchi recipe that you can try.