Fermenting Probiotics

The bacteria above ferment substances into the common foods above that we know well and love. Other than diary and bread, which are inherently bad, all other fermented foods are good, so indulge.

Lactic Acid Fermentation

Not only does fermentation occur in making delicious foods, but also inside of our bodies as a way of disposing of Pyruvate, the product of aerobic metabolism (The Krebs Cycle).


Once Pyruvate is converted to Lactic Acid, and NAD+ is regenerated, more reactions can occur that first produce acetaldehyde, alcohol, then vinegar. This also occurs in good bacteria, or probiotics, and allows them to generate more NAD+ out of NADH, a critical component of cell metabolism and health.