Diet and Nutrition

12 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

9. Fermented foods: Pickles, kraut, kimchi, miso, kombucha, the list goes on...

Yogurt isn’t the only source of probiotics; fermented foods like pickles are also packed with probiotics. Fermented foods can help you manage your weight, improve digestion, boost your immune system, and improve your gastrointestinal health.

Kefir is a form of fermented milk that tastes great in fruit smoothies. Mix kefir with your favorite nut butter or fruit for a delicious, nutrient-dense smoothie. Kombucha is a tea that’s sometimes flavored with fruit or herbs. Miso is a fermented pasta made from soybeans, rice, or barley that adds a punch of flavor to soup or salad dressing. Tempeh is a plant-based protein made from fermented soybeans that contains all of the essential amino acids and is a great source of protein for vegetarians.

You can use tempeh as an alternative to chicken or tofu to add protein to your favorite salad. Sauerkraut is made from cabbage and is full of fiber and probiotics. Kimchi is a spicier, fermented cabbage dish.