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Dr. Mercola Organic Fermented Beet Powder -- 5.29 oz

Dr. Mercola Organic Fermented Beet Powder
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Dr. Mercola Organic Fermented Beet Powder -- 5.29 oz

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Dr. Mercola Organic Fermented Beet Powder Description

  • From Organic Dried Beet Roots
  • Zero Grams of Sugar per 5 g Serving
  • USDA Organic
  • Gluten Free • Soy Free • GMO Free

Made from organic dried roots, Fermented Beet Powder is a whole food source of antioxidants and nitrates. During the fermentation process the naturally occurring sugars are consumed, leaving the final product with zero grams of sugar per serving.


After conumption, nitrates may convert to nitric oxide in the body. Enjoy Fermented Beet Powder before a workout, to support your fitness efforts with a nitrate-rich boost. Or, simply add a serving of Fermented Beet Powder to your daily nutrition shake for antioxidants and energy support.



Suggested Use: Adults, mix one (1) scoop (5 g) with 8 oz of water or other beverage until desired consistency is reached.
Free Of
Gluten, GMOs, and soy.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Scoop (5 g)
Servings per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Total Fat0 g0%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium130 mg6%
Total Carbohydrate3 g1%
   Dietary Fiber1 g4%
   Total Sugars0 g
     Includes 0 g Added Sugars0%
Protein1 g
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium6 mg0%
Iron0 mg0%
Potassium130 mg2%
Other Ingredients: Organic beet root.

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The Benefits of Cultured Foods (Plus, 4 Incredibly Easy Ways to Make Your Own)

Are you familiar with fermented or “cultured” foods? You may be surprised to find you have been consuming them in one form or another for much of your life. That’s because many food staples are prepared by fermentation—an age-old process that involves the use of “friendly” bacteria to create the final product.

Row of Colorful Foods in Glass Jars to Represent the Benefits of Fermented Foods | examples of these highly flavorful foods—consumed around the world for centuries—include sauerkraut, kimchi, miso, tempeh, yogurt, kefir, sourdough bread, most types of cheese and kombucha—as well as beer and wine. In fact, the discovery of late Stone Age jugs suggests that humans began creating fermented beverages at least as early as the Neolithic period (c. 10000 BC).

While some cultured delicacies require considerable skill and patience to prepare successfully, others can be surprisingly easy to create with a little ingenuity, enabling you to enjoy home-crafted versions of these piquantly delicious foods and drinks on virtually any budget.

What are the benefits of fermented foods? 

According to the Harvard School of Public Health, the process of fermentation not only safely preserves foods and beverages, it also transforms them into nutritionally-dense fare richly populated by probiotics, which are live, highly beneficial microorganisms that facilitate proper digestion of foods and nutrients and support a normal, healthy immune response. Indeed, 80 percent of our immune system is centered right within our gut.

During the fermentation process, friendly “bugs” start to break down the food being cultured, increasing the levels of available vitamins and minerals. This means fermented foods are partly pre-digested, allowing you to more efficiently absorb the many nutrients they offer.

Along with rich levels of probiotics, many fermented foods also contain prebiotics, which are found in certain fruits, vegetables, and whole grains—especially those high in fiber. Prebiotics “feed” and nourish probiotics in our gut.

So, if you’re ready to reap all these benefits and more, here are some creative, easy ways to create cultured foods and drinks at home.

How to Make Fermented Foods at Home

Enjoy Ginger Bug

Combine above ingredients in a glass Mason jar and stir well. Cover the jar with cheesecloth or a cotton dish towel. Each day, add 1 tablespoon of ginger and 1 tablespoon of sugar and blend well. After five days, your Ginger Bug will have a cloudy, golden cast with some sediment at the bottom of the jar.

To make yummy cultured drinks from your Ginger Bug, simply add a bit to iced tea, fresh lemonade, raw juice or any shake or smoothie. You can also use this tasty concentrate to enhance condiments, salad dressings and more.

Try “Cool Kraut”

Cool kraut is arguably the easiest way to create delicious, refreshing raw sauerkraut at home. It’s also a super bargain! Start with a jar of high-quality, organic sauerkraut. Drain liquid and reserve for Rainbow Pickles, below. Finely chop 2 cups of fresh cabbage—mix green and purple cabbage if you like—and blend well with the drained, prepared kraut. Voilà! Now you have yummy, fresh crunchy mellow kraut that you can enjoy as is, or to add to salads, sandwiches, wraps, etc.

Love Rainbow Pickles

Few cultured foods are simpler to craft than these deliciously piquant “pickles” which you’ll make from the liquid you reserved after draining your jar of organic sauerkraut. To make, thinly slice organic cucumbers, carrots, jicama, red bell pepper, raw beets, and/or any other veggies you love. Add seasonings like garlic, lemon pepper, dill, etc. if desired. Immerse the veggies in a glass bowl with reserved sauerkraut brine and marinate in fridge overnight. You now have a colorful batch of healthy, cultured veggies which add tangy flavor to many other foods.

Sip “Cultured” Lemonade

The beauty of this “cultured” lemonade is that, along with being a super refreshing summer elixir and/or mocktail, it requires no fermentation process. In fact, you can assemble it in less than five minutes! Nor will you even taste the added probiotics. Simply add the following ingredients to your blender, mix well, and enjoy over ice.

Although many cultured food items can be complicated and time-consuming to make, they are well worth the effort if time permits. Meanwhile, these fun and easy shortcuts are ideal for busy, wellness-conscious conscious folks.

Here’s to a happy, healthy microbiome!

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