Research - Fermented Essentials

Everything presented on this website has been extensively researched and validated by the scientific community. We invite you to browse through the scientific studies and articles below to learn more about Fermentation, Longevity Hot Spots and Microbiomes.

Scientific Studies

Study on enhanced absorption of phenolic compounds of Lactobacillus-fermented turmeric (Curcuma longa Linn.) beverages in rats

Lactic acid fermentation as a tool to enhance the antioxidant properties of Myrtus communis berries


New York Times – Better Eating, Thanks to Bacteria: Fermentation Guru Seeks Out New (and Old) Flavors

New York Times – Seeking a ‘Happy Gut’ for Better Health

New York Post – This is what happens when you eat only fermented foods for a year

NPR – ‘Fermentation’: When Food Goes Bad But Stays Good

Cleveland Clinic  Health Essentials – 5 Reasons You Should Add More Fermented Foods to Your Diet. A clue: You need to feed the good “pets” inside you

The Washington Post – Fermented foods bubble with healthful benefits

Today Health & Wellness – From yogurt to kombucha, fermented foods benefit your overall health

Science-Based Medicine – Everything you always wanted to know about fermented foods

Time Magazine – 14 Fermented Foods to Eat Right Now

US News & World Report – 7 Fermented Foods That Need to Be on Your Radar

The Huffington Post – 6 Things You Should Know About the Fermentation Trend

The Huffington Post – Should You Be Eating More Fermented Foods?

Forbes – Fermented Foods Including Yogurt And Sauerkraut May Help Calm Social Anxiety

Dr Joseph Mercola – Fermented Foods: How to ‘Culture’ Your Way to Optimal Health

Preventation – 11 Surprisingly Tasty Fermented Foods

Dr. Axe – 10 Healthiest Fermented Foods & Vegetables

Dr. David Williams – Traditional Fermented Foods That Boost Digestive Health – The Benefits of Fermented Foods and 5 DIY Recipes

David Perlmutter MD (empowering neurologist) – Fermented Foods: A Healthful Choice

Greatist – Here’s When Eating Bacteria Can Be Good for You

Dr. Frank Lipman – 7 Things You Need to Know About Fermented Foods

Natural News – Studies show many health benefits from eating fermented foods

Natural News – Eat a diet rich in fermented foods to help achieve optimal health

Natural News – Eat more cultured and fermented foods if you want to be smart, slim and healthy

Natural News – Learn the art of fermented foods for gut health

Natural News – Germination and fermentation – The secret to easily digestible grains

GreenMedinfo – The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

Scientific Studies

Okinawa Centenarian Study

Pub Med – Identification of a geographic area characterized by extreme longevity in the Sardinia island: the AKEA study.

Vegetarian dietary patterns and mortality in Adventist Health Study 2

Adventist Health Study-2 Publication Database


Your Home for Natural News – The Longevity Hot Spots: happy lands of just enough

Daily Mail – Three more longevity hot spots

Pritikin Longevity Center – How To Live To 100 | 6 Top Foods

NPR – Eating To Break 100: Longevity Diet Tips From The Blue Zones

NPR – Can ‘Blue Zones’ Help Turn Back the Biological Clock?

National Geographic – Here Are the Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life

New York Times – My Dinner With Longevity Expert Dan Buettner (No Kale Required)

USA Today – ‘Blue Zones’ author: 9 secrets to live a long life

Today – Secrets of longevity from ‘Blue Zones’: Beans, wine and best friends?

CBS News – Blue zones: Do people who live in certain areas live longer?

The Huffington Post – What The ‘Blue Zones’ Can Teach Us About Living Longer

Secrets to A Longer Healthy Life – Sardinia Italy

Italy World Club – Longevity in Sardinia

The Smart Set – HOW TO LIVE FOREVER: Is the secret to be found among the centenarians in an isolated region of Sardinia?

The Guardian- The Okinawa diet – could it help you live to 100?

Azure Azure – Longevity Is the Work of a Lifetime

Stripes Okinawa – In Japan, the best foods in life are fermented

Tender Grassfed Meat – Eat Fat, Live Long—the Real Food of Okinawa

Summer Tomato – Japan: Eating in Okinawa

The Atlantic – The Lovely Hill: Where People Live Longer and Happier

Los Angeles Times – Why Loma Linda residents live longer than the rest of us: They treat the body like a temple – Seventh-day Adventists and Health

*Longevity Hot Spots are sometimes referred to as “Blue Zones”