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Facts of the Matter: Fermentation occurs both in food and in our muscles

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2017
                                Cheese is one of the many items that is produced by fermentation, a metabolic process adopted by humans to generate food. A freshly cut wheel of Swiss cheese awaits an assessment during the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wis.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2017

    Cheese is one of the many items that is produced by fermentation, a metabolic process adopted by humans to generate food. A freshly cut wheel of Swiss cheese awaits an assessment during the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wis.

The chance that any one of us will consume some fermented food or beverage today is 100%. That is to say, it is certain. Bread, cheese, yogurt, beer and wine, cured salami, cocoa and pickled foods such as sauerkraut and kimchi are some examples of fermented products. Read more

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