Pickled fruits and vegetables along with cured sausages and meats are considered “antipasto” or appetizers before the meal. But did you know that these can be beneficial too?
Olives, pickles, mushrooms, bell peppers, jalapenos, artichokes among others are beneficial to the health. A good serving of either food aids in digestion, promotes good intestinal bacteria commonly known as “probiotics”. Cardiovascular endurance becomes moderate and supports the immune system.
Pickled delicacies are good sources of B vitamins even B12 vitamin, omega 3 fatty acids, lactase and lactic acid and other natural anti-bacteria components.
I know that sometimes pickled vegetables and fruits are tangy in taste but remember, these delicacies help our health and well being.