Fermented foods, such as this sauerkraut, are healthy for everyone, but the high concentration of natural probiotics they contain makes them particularly beneficial for people who have issues with their digestion.
Sodium content is another red-flag warning when buying a product. We need some sodium — as much as 635 milligrams daily (about 1/8 of a teaspoon!). We get that from fresh fruits and vegetables. Our maximum daily allowance is about 2,500 milligrams daily — about ½ teaspoon. More than that will tax our kidneys, heart, brain and immune system. In fact, most cancer researchers discourage patients from eating added salt and sugar as these two flavorings significantly suppress your immune system..