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New Healthy Bacteria Found in Kimchi

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Scientists have long been able to extract lactic acid bacteria, also known as "friendly bacteria," from kimchi, Korean traditional pickled cabbage, and vegetable juice. Now a group of Korean scientists has discovered two new types of friendly bacteria which offer a number of health benefits.

Having discovered that these bacteria help bolster the human immune system and minimize cancer-causing substances in the intestine, the researchers cultured the two strains in large amounts and made it into powdered form. The powder can then be used as a food additive.
 
 

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